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Apple Almond Streusel Tart

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 375 Milliliter
  Granulated sugar 25 Milliliter
  Cold butter 125 Milliliter
  Egg yolk 1
  Cold water 25 Milliliter
  Butter 125 Milliliter
  Granulated sugar 125 Milliliter
  Eggs 2
  Brandy 15 Milliliter
  Ground almonds 125 Milliliter
  All purpose flour 50 Milliliter
  Apples 3
  All purpose flour 125 Milliliter
  Packed brown sugar 50 Milliliter
  Cinnamon 1 Milliliter
  Nutmeg 1 Milliliter
  Cold butter 50 Milliliter
  Sliced almonds 125 Milliliter
Directions

In bowl, combine flour with sugar; with pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
Beat together egg yolk and water; gradually add to flour mixture, stirring with fork and adding more water if necessary to make dough hold together.
Press into ball.
On lightly floured surface, roll out pastry and fit into 10-inch (25 cm) flan pan.
Chill while making filling.
Filling: In bowl, cream together butter and sugar; beat in eggs one at a time.
Beat in brandy; stir in almonds and flour.
Spread in pastry shell.
Peel and thinly slice apples; arrange over filling.
Streusel: Combine flour, sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg; cut in butter until crumbly.
Stir in almonds; sprinkle over apples.
Bake in 425°F (220°C) oven for 10 minutes; reduce heat to 350°F (180°C) and bake for 25 minutes longer or until tester inserted in center comes out clean.
Let cool to room temperature.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Servings: 
10

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