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Ingredients

How to make it

  • Pastry
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  • Place the flour, sugar, ground almonds, and butter in the food processor and pulse briefly just until it becomes crumbly.
  • Beat the egg yolks and 1 tablespoon water with a fork and add this to the flour mixture.
  • Pulse just until the dough comes together.
  • With your hands, form the dough into a ball and wrap it in plastic.
  • Let rest for 1 hour.
  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll the pastry out and fit it into the bottom and sides of a fluted 9 inch tart pan.
  • Prick the bottom with a fork in several places and then bake the crust for 12 to 15 minutes.
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  • Filling
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  • Place the eggs, lemon juice, zest, sugar in the food processor and blend.
  • Pour in the melted butter and blend.
  • Pour this mixture into the pastry crust and sprinkle the sliced almond on top.
  • Bake for 25 to 30 minutes until the top is lightly browned and a skewer comes out cleanly.
  • Cool, and refrigerate until ready to serve.
  • To serve, garnish each slice with a dollop of whipped cream, sliced almonds and a raspberry, or a decorative slice of sugared lemon..

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    " It was excellent "
    trigger ate it and said...
    Out of all of the tarts out there this is one that I reserve for special occasions.
    Big Five From me!
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    " It was excellent "
    minitindel ate it and said...
    sounds perfect i love it thanks jm
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    " It was excellent "
    lasaf ate it and said...
    I have been having lemon cravings for awhile now. This will be perfect. L.
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    " It was excellent "
    linspj ate it and said...
    Lemon and almonds are 2 of my favorites. This looks easy yet elegant.
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    " It was excellent "
    ahmed1 ate it and said...
    Wow!! One of the best JM!!
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    " It was excellent "
    peetabear ate it and said...
    I'm with Elga... lemon and almonds and you get 5 forks...
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    " It was excellent "
    elgab89 ate it and said...
    JM, you just knew how to get a 5 out of me - just mention lemon and almonds and voila!
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    " It was excellent "
    pat2me ate it and said...
    JM, this looks terrific......love lemon and love almond flavored crusts....definite winner!
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    " It was excellent "
    angieaugusta ate it and said...
    looks beautiful....
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    " It was excellent "
    ambus ate it and said...
    Simply delicious...5 Ψ
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    " It was excellent "
    bluewaterandsand ate it and said...
    Looks wonderful! I love lemon in anything!
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    " It was excellent "
    lanacountry ate it and said...
    Very pretty too! :)
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    " It was excellent "
    lanacountry ate it and said...
    You dids it again..girlfrin!! :) 55555
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