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Almond Fruit Tart

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Ingredients
For pastry
  Oat flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Unbleached white flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Almonds 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), skinned ground
  Freshly squeezed orange juice 1 Tablespoon
  Cold butter/4 tablespoon spectrum spread 4 Tablespoon, diced
  Purified water 5 Tablespoon, cold
For filling
  Pine nuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Brown sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Frozen orange juice concentrate 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg yolk 1
  Egg whites 2
  Amaretto 2 Tablespoon
For jam glaze and fruit topping
  Whole fruit jam/Whole fruit jelly 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Strawberry Or Apricot)
  Purified water 3 Tablespoon
  Kiwis 2 , peeled, sliced
  Raspberries/1 1/5 pint poached pears , 3 cups 1 1⁄2 Pint (3 Cups)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 350° F.

MAKING
Making the pastry
2. Using a food processor, pulse pastry ingredients with 3 tablespoons water, 6 times, for 30 seconds or until smooth. Add 1 to 2 tablespoon more water, if dough is dry.
3. Shape the dough into a ball, wrap in a 10 X 10 inch parchment paper and refrigerate for 10 minutes.
4. Unwrap chilled dough and using a rolling pan, roll it out on parchment paper into a circle which extends 1 ½ inches beyond a 9 inch pie pan-€™s edges.
5. Flip dough into pie pan and discard the paper by peeling off.
6. Using fingers, press down the dough, and trim excess with a knife so that dough is within the pan wdges.
7. Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
8. Take out chilled dough and bake for 15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the piecrust center comes out dry.
9. Keep aside for 15 to 20 minutes to cool.
Making the filling
10. Using a food processor, process the filling ingredients to smooth.
11. Pour into cooled crust and bake for 20 minutes or until top turns golden brown and puffs up.
12. Keep aside to cool.

FINALIZING
13. To prepare the glaze, heat jam with water on low heat in a saucepan top syrup. Using a wire mesh strainer, strain gaze into a bowl.
12. Brush tart with glaze and garnish the art with kiwi slices around perimeter and raspberries or pears in the center.
13. Brush the fruits with another jam glaze layer to be held together.

SERVING
14. Cut the pie into 12 equal pieces and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Almond
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes
Servings: 
12

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