Walnut Tart

Recipe by evelynathens
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READY IN: 1hr 20mins
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For pastry: Combine flour and sugar in large bowl; cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse meal.
  • Blend in yolks and vanilla; gather dough into a ball.
  • Turn out onto lightly-floured surface.
  • Using heel of hand, smear dough a little at a time across surface to blend butter and flour thoroughly.
  • Flatten into disk.
  • Wrap and refrigerate 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 390F.
  • Roll dough out between sheets of wax paper to thickness of 1/8 inch.
  • Fit into 11 inch tart pan and trim edges.
  • Pierce shell all over with fork.
  • Line with foil and fill with pie weights or dry beans.
  • Bake until pastry is set, about 10 minutes.
  • Reduce oven temperature to 350F.
  • Remove pie weights and foil.
  • Bake until crust is golden-brown, about 10 minutes.
  • Reduce oven temperature to 300F.
  • Blend all filling ingredients.
  • Pour into crust.
  • Bake until filling is set and looks dry, about 35 minutes.
  • Cool and decorate with walnut halves.
  • This is sublime served warm with a scoop of walnut ice cream melting over top.
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