Pear & Almond Tart

8 Servings



cooking spray
2 pears, peeled, cored and sliced into 12 wedges
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tbsp dark brown sugar
1/2 cup raw almonds with skins
1/2 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup all purpose flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
1 egg
1 t lemon zest,grated
2 1/2 tbsp butter, chilled

  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. Toss pears with juice and brown sugar.
  3. Pulse almonds with white sugar - add flour, baking powder and salt.
  4. Add egg, zest and sliced butter. Pulse. Press dough in tart pan(s).
  5. Arrange pears over dough, brush with more juice mixture - reserve remaining.
  6. Bake for 45-50 minutes or until golden brown and bubbling...brush with more juice after 40 minutes.
  7. Let cool slightly before serving.


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