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Linzer Tart

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  All purpose flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Baking powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Packed brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter 6 Tablespoon
  Egg yolk 1 , slightly beaten
  Finely chopped blanched almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Fruit preserves 2 Tablespoon (Six Fruit)
  Marmalades 2 Tablespoon (Six Fruit)

Thoroughly stir together flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, and cinnamon.
Stir in brown sugar.
Gut in butter till mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Add egg yolk and almonds; mix thoroughly with hands till mixture forms a ball.
Reserve 1/2 cup of the dough.
Press remaining dough evenly onto bottom and about 1/2 inch up sides of an 8-inch flan pan or baking dish.
Bake at 375° till brown, 12 to 15 minutes.
Pinch off small amount of reserved dough; form into a ball; place in center of tart.
Divide remaining dough into six parts.
Roll each part into a 4-inch rope.
Arrange spoke-fashion (starting from ball in center) to divide tart into six equal sections.
Fill each section with two tablespoons of one of the preserves or marmalades, alternating different colors and flavors.
Bake at 375° till golden, 12 to 15 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2041 Calories from Fat 955

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 107 g164.3%

Saturated Fat 49.8 g248.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 378.6 mg126.2%

Sodium 645.1 mg26.9%

Total Carbohydrates 255 g84.9%

Dietary Fiber 10.3 g41.2%

Sugars 139.7 g

Protein 30 g59.4%

Vitamin A 49.8% Vitamin C 6.9%

Calcium 38.2% Iron 49.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Linzer Tart Recipe