Almond Fruit Tart

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I know this recipe looks like a lot of moving parts but trust me, make it once and you’ll see that it’s so worth it. Every time I eat it, I feel like I’m in a coffee shop in Paris. It’s absolutely divine. I ate something like this years ago at a small coffee shop in France and it was love at first bite. If you do make it do share your thoughts with me. I’d love to hear what you think of it. 

Almond Fruit Tart

Almond Fruit Tart

Ingredients
  

Ingredients for the marzipan:

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon almond flour
  • 1/2 tablespoon corn syrup
  • 1 tsp almond extract

Ingredients for the cookie base:

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • Pinch of salt 
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla

Marscapone Cream:

  • 4 oz marscapone cheese
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla

Instructions
 

Method to make the marzipan:

  • In a stand mixer add all the dry ingredients and slowly add the corn syrup and almond extract 
  • Mix till you form a dough
  • Make it into a thick log and wrap it tightly in plastic and set aside

Method:

  • Cream your butter and sugar till pale the gradually add in your dry ingredients and then add in the extracts. 
  • Press into a tart shell pan. Poke holes in it andrefrigerate for 20 minutes.

Almond filling:

  • Take your marzipan and put in the bowl of your standmixer and add 2 egg yolks and mix it till it’s smooth.

Assembling the tart:

  • Take out your cookie dough that’s been chilling and addthe almond filling you made on top of the cookie base and bake in  apreheated oven at 350 till it’s a beautiful golden brown. 
  • Let it cool completely.

Method:

  • In a stand mixer beat your heavy cream and sugar till soft peaks form. Now add the marscapone and vanilla and beat just till it’s nicely incorporated. 
  • Taste it and add sugar if you want it sweeter.

Putting it all together:

  • Now soread the marscapone cream on top of the cooledcookie and almond base. Top with any berries of your choice and dust withpowdered sugar and enjoy! 

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