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Pear almond Tart Recipe

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Calories: 331kcal


  • 2 Tablespoons All-Purpose Flour Plus More For Work Surface
  • 1 Disk Pate Brisee
  • 1 Cup Blanched Almonds
  • 3/4 Cup Confectioners Sugar Powdered Sugar
  • 1/2 Cup Unsalted Butter Chilled, Cut Into Small Pieces
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Pure Almond Extract
  • 1/2 Cup Apricot Jam
  • 8 Large Canned Pear Halves Well Drained, Patted Dry, Thinly Sliced Lengthwise - OR- 4 Fresh Pears, Peeled, Cored And Thinly Sliced


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll dough to a 12-inch round.
  • Fit dough into a 9-inch removable bottom tart pan lifting into and pressing up sides.
  • Cut off excess dough by rolling your rolling pin across the edge of the tart pan.
  • Place prepared tart pan on a rimmed cookie sheet and bake in preheated oven for 5 minutes.
  • In a food processor pulse almond and sugar until finely ground.
  • Add butter, egg, flour, salt and almond extract and process until well combined.
  • In the bottom of your tart shell spread 1/4 cup apricot jam.


Calories: 331kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 321mg | Potassium: 236mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 306IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 1mg