Pear and Raspberry Frangipane Tart

Recipe by Kathy
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 400°F.
  • Crust: In a large bowl or food processor, combine flour and sugar.
  • Cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Gradually add water until dough forms a ball.
  • Knead 2-3 times until smooth.
  • Press dough into bottom and up sides of an ungreased 10" tart pan with a removable bottom.
  • Spread jam evenly over bottom of dough.
  • Filling: Place almonds in food processor; process until almonds are finely chopped.
  • Add butter, sugar, and flour; process until blended.
  • Add egg and almond extract; mix well.
  • Drain pears, RESERVING 1/4 CUP LIQUID.
  • Add 1/4 cup liquid to almond filling mixture; blend until smooth.
  • Spread in crust.
  • Arrange pear slices over filling.
  • Bake 35-45 minutes or until crust is lightly browned and top is a deep golden brown.
  • Cool 90 minutes.
  • Garnish with fresh raspberries and powdered sugar.
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