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Almond Custard Tart with Berry Compote
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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


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.                

How to make

  1. STEP 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. STEP 2

    Shape dough into ball; flatten slightly. Wrap in plastic food wrap. Refrigerate 1 hour until firm.

  3. STEP 3

    Heat oven to 400°F.

  4. STEP 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. STEP 5

    Reduce oven temperature to 350°F.

  6. STEP 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. STEP 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. STEP 8

    Cut tart into individual servings; top each serving with berry compote mixture.

Tip #1

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

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