Pear Croustade

READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For Crust:
  • Mix flour, sugar and salt in processor. Add butter. Using on/off turns, process until mixture resembles coarse meal. Transfer to large bowl.
  • Mix egg yolk and 1 1/2 tablespoons ice water in small bowl. Using fork, blend enough yolk mixture, 1/2 tablespoon at a time, into flour mixture to form moist clumps.
  • Gather dough into ball; flatten into disk. Wrap in plastic and chill until firm, about 1 hour.
  • Position rack in center of oven and preheat to 400°F Roll out dough on floured parchment paper to 10-inch round.
  • Transfer dough on parchment paper to large baking sheet.
  • Filling:
  • Toss pears, sugar, flour, lemon juice and allspice in large bowl.
  • Overlap pear slices atop dough, leaving 2-inch border. Fold border over fruit, pleating loosely and pinching to seal any cracks.
  • Brush dough with egg white and drizzle cream over filing.
  • Topping:
  • Mix flour and sugar in small bowl. Rub in butter with fingertips until mixture forms small clumps and sprinkle topping over filling.
  • Bake tart until crust is golden and filling bubbles about 40 minutes.
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