Almond Custard Tart with Berry Compote

Almond Custard Tart with Berry Compote
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A flavorful tart it is highlighted even more with the addition of a mixture of fresh berries.
1:00
Prep Time
1:45
Total Time
8 servings

Ingredients

Crust

1/3 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/2 cup
powdered sugar
1/4 cup
finely ground almonds
1/8 teaspoon
salt
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg (yolk only)
1 tablespoon
milk
1/2 teaspoon
almond extract
1 cup
all-purpose flour

Filling

1/2 cup
sugar
1/2 cup
firmly packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon
cornstarch
1 tablespoon
finely ground cornmeal
3/4 cup
buttermilk*
1/4 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, melted
2
large Land O Lakes® Eggs
2
large Land O Lakes® Eggs (yolks only)
1 1/2 teaspoons
almond extract
1/4 teaspoon
salt

Berry Compote

2 tablespoons
orange juice
2 tablespoons
sugar
3 cups
fresh berries
2 tablespoons
chopped fresh mint
 
*Substitute 2 teaspoons vinegar or lemon juice and enough milk to equal 3/4 cup; let stand 5 minutes.                

Directions

  1. Combine 1/3 cup butter and powdered sugar in bowl; beat at medium speed until well mixed. Add ground almonds, 1/8 teaspoon salt, 1 egg yolk, milk and 1/2 teaspoon almond extract; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour; beat at low speed until well mixed.
  2. Shape dough into ball; flatten slightly. Wrap in plastic food wrap. Refrigerate 1 hour until firm.
  3. Heat oven to 400°F.
  4. Roll out dough on lightly floured surface into 10-inch circle. Place into 9-inch tart pan with removable bottom or 9-inch glass pie pan, pressing dough into bottom and up sides. Trim crust even with edge; prick crust all over with fork. Bake 10 minutes.
  5. Reduce oven temperature to 350°F.
  6. Combine 1/2 cup sugar, brown sugar, cornstarch and cornmeal in bowl; mix well. Add all remaining filling ingredients; mix well. Pour filling into partially baked crust. Bake 30-35 minutes or until center is set and top is golden brown. (Cover edges of crust with aluminum foil during last 15 minutes of baking.) Remove tart to cooling rack; cool to room temperature.
  7. Combine orange juice and 2 tablespoons sugar in bowl; stir until sugar is dissolved. Combine berries and mint in bowl; toss lightly. Pour orange juice mixture over berries; let stand 30 minutes.
  8. Cut tart into individual servings; top each serving with berry compote mixture.

Recipe Tips

Place additional baking sheet on lowest oven rack to catch any drips or spills while tart is baking.

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

Calories
420
Cholesterol
150mg
Carbohydrates
59g
Protein
6g
Fat
18g
Sodium
270mg
Dietary Fiber
3g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

I used a pie tin and that wasn't the best soulution. The taste was really good. A good birthday dessert for my husband.

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