Apricot Almond Tart Recipe

Summary

CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 All-purpose flour1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs), divided
 Ice water5 Tablespoon (1/4 Cup Plus 1 Tablespoon)
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Vegetable shortening1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Vegetable cooking spray1 Tablespoon
 Sliced almonds1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), divided
 All purpose flour3 Tablespoon
 Apricots2 Pound, halved and pitted (About 12 Large)
 Sugar3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Pumpkin pie spice1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Water2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2530 Calories from Fat 726

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 83 g127.7%

Saturated Fat 16.3 g81.7%

Trans Fat 6.8 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 512.5 mg21.4%

Total Carbohydrates 424 g141.5%

Dietary Fiber 27.7 g110.7%

Sugars 235.6 g

Protein 41 g81.5%

Vitamin A 349.6% Vitamin C 152.2%

Calcium 24.6% Iron 83.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Preheat oven to 400°.
Combine 1/3 cup flour and ice water, stirring with a whisk until well-blended; set aside.
Combine remaining 1 cup flour, 1 tablespoon sugar, and salt in a bowl; cut in shortening with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal.
Add ice water mixture, and mix with a fork until dry ingredients are moist.
Roll dough into a 14-inch circle on a lightly floured surface.
Place dough on a large baking sheet coated with cooking spray.
Combine 3 tablespoons almonds and 3 tablespoons flour in a food processor; process 30 seconds or until almonds are finely chopped.
Sprinkle almond-flour mixture over dough.
Arrange apricot halves, cut sides down, over dough, leaving a 2-inch border.
Combine 3/4 cup sugar and pie spice in a bowl; stir well.
Reserve 1 tablespoon sugar-spice mixture; set aside.
Sprinkle remaining sugar-spice mixture over apricots, and top with remaining 2 1/2 tablespoons almonds.
Fold 2-inch border of dough over apricots, pressing gently to seal (it will only partially cover apricots).
Brush border of dough with 2 teaspoons water, and sprinkle with reserved sugar-spice mixture.
Bake at 400° for 45 minutes or until lightly browned.
Let cool on baking sheet 5 minutes.
Carefully slide tart onto a serving platter using a spatula.
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