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Carla Hall's Pear Tart

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Refreshing Dessert
skill level
Easy
time
30-60min
servings
8
cost
RECIPEAmerican
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Pear Tart Recipe: No matter the season, canned pear always makes for a refreshing and juicy tart filling.
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ingredients
  • 1 prepared Pie Dough
  • 6 ounces canned Almond Paste
  • 1/4 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/2 cup cold Butter (cubed)
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 15-ounce can Pear halves (drained; thinly sliced crosswise)
  • Whipped Cream (to serve)
  • Powdered Sugar (to serve)
kitchenware
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  • 1
    1 prepared Pie Dough
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease a tart ring and place on a baking sheet. On a lightly floured surface, roll out pie dough to 1/8-inch thickness. Gently press dough into the sides and bottom of the tart ring.
  • 2
    6 ounces canned Almond Paste
    1/4 cup Granulated Sugar
    1 Egg
    1/2 cup cold Butter (cubed)
    1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
    1/8 teaspoon Salt
    1 15-ounce can Pear halves (drained; thinly sliced crosswise)
    In a food processor, combine the almond paste, sugar, egg, butter, vanilla and salt  and pulse until fluffy. Evenly spread the mixture into the bottom of the prepared tart shell. Fan each sliced pear halve over the mixture in a decorative fashion.
  • 3
    Whipped Cream (to serve)
    Powdered Sugar (to serve)
    Bake tart for 45 minutes or until filling is dark golden brown. Remove and allow to cool to room temperature. Slice and serve with whipped cream and sprinkle with powdered sugar.
 
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