How to make Almond Tart - SK Khazana -

Enriched with almonds and fresh cream this tart is superb

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Almonds (आलमंड/बादाम), Puff pastry

Cuisine : Continental

Course : Desserts

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Almond Tart - SK Khazana

Almond Tart - SK Khazana Recipe Card

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This term Continental cuisine refers to the food eaten in the European countries. Under the mantle of Continental food come the British, American, Italian, New Zealand, Armenian, Hungarian, Russian and many other European cuisines.
Continental cuisines use less chilllies and very little spices. Instead fresh herbs and dairy products form an important part of continental dishes.  The cooking methods are mostly stewing, grilling and roasting which make the food low in calories as they use very less fat. Continental food use mostly items high in proteins like milk, cheese, eggs and meats.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Almond Tart - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Almonds blanched and peeled 1 cup

  • Puff pastry 500 grams

  • Castor sugar 1/4 cup

  • Fresh cream 1/4 cup

  • Egg yolk 1

  • Refined flour for dusting

  • Icing sugar 1/4 cup + for dusting

  • Egg 1

  • Vanilla ice cream to serve

Method

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180º C.

Step 2

Put almonds in a blender jar and blend to a fine powder. Add castor sugar, fresh cream and egg yolk and blend again.

Step 3

Dust some flour on the worktop, place the puff pastry on it and cut it into 2 equal pieces. Roll 1 half into a square and set aside. Roll the other half too similarly. Place one pastry square over the other, place a large plate over them and cut into roundels.

Step 4

Line a baking tray with butter paper, dust icing sugar on it and place one puff pastry roundel on it. Leave some space on the edges and evenly spread the almond mixture in the centre.

Step 5

Brush milk on edges, place the second puff pastry roundel and press edges with help on fork.

Step 6

Make a dent in the centre and make a pattern with sharp knife point.

Step 7

Break egg into a bowl and lightly beat it. Brush egg over the pastry and dust some icing sugar on top. Place the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 10-15 minutes.

Step 8

Bring the tray out and place the tart on a serving platter. Dust some more icing sugar on top. Serve with vanilla ice cream.

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Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.