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Raspberry Almond Tart

This delicious torte is a longtime family tradition for the holidays. It's one of my sister's favorites, and she's a professional pastry chef.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. + chilling Bake: 50 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    10-12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 cup sugar, divided
  • 1 cup cold butter, divided
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup raspberry jam, divided
  • 1 cup ground almonds
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 to 2-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and 1/3 cup sugar; cut in 1/2 cup butter until crumbly. Beat 1 egg; add to flour mixture, tossing with a fork until dry ingredients are moistened. Press dough evenly onto bottom and up the sides of a 9-in. tart pan with removable bottom. Spread 1/4 cup of jam over dough. Cover with a plastic wrap and refrigerate.
  • Meanwhile, cream remaining butter and sugar until light and fluffy; stir in almonds and extract. Add remaining eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition; spoon filling over jam. Place tart pan on a baking sheet.
  • Bake at 350° for 50-55 minutes or until set. Cool in pan on a wire rack. Carefully remove sides from pan. Spread remaining jam on top. Combine confectioners' sugar and lemon juice; drizzle over the top.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 367 calories, 21g fat (10g saturated fat), 94mg cholesterol, 204mg sodium, 43g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.
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