Almond and Orange Marmalade Tart

Marmalade-coated apple slices baked to perfection in an almond tart, the almond and orange marmalade tart is a recipe worth a lot of praise! the almond tart in this recipe is a delicacy in its own right as it makes use of almond powder. The use of marmalade and lemon juice gives the tart a nice glazed finish, making it all the more appetising!

Almond and Orange Marmalade Tart

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Preparation Time:    Baking Time:  25 to 30 minutes   Baking Temperature:  200ºC (400ºF)   Cooking Time:    Total Time:     10Makes 10 tarts
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1 3/4 cups plain flour (maida)
a pinch of salt
3/4 cup chilled butter
1 tbsp powdered sugar
1/2 cup powdered almonds (badam)
1 1/4 cups peeled and roughly chopped apples
1/2 tsp lemon juice
2 tbsp sugar
6 tbsp readymade orange marmalade
2 tbsp biscuit crumbs

For The Garnish
beaten whipped cream

  1. Sieve the flour and salt together in a plate.
  2. Rub the butter into the flour with your fingertips and add the sugar and almonds and mix well.
  3. Gradually add ice-cold water (approx. 3 tbsp) and knead well to make stiff dough. Refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, combine the apples, lemon juice, sugar and orange marmalade in a bowl, mix well and keep aside.
  5. Knead the dough again and divide it into 10 equal portions.
  6. Roll out a portion on a dusted rolling board into a 100 mm. (4”) diameter circle and place the circle into a 75 mm. (3”) diameter tart case. Press the circle gently around the sides of the tart case.
  7. Repeat step 7 to make 9 more tarts.
  8. Prick all over the tarts with the help of a fork and sprinkle equal quantity of biscuit crumbs in each tart case.
  9. Put 1½ tbsp of the apple filling in each tart case and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200ºc (400ºf) for 20 to 25 minutes or till the tart cases are golden brown in colour.
  10. Serve immediately garnished with a dollop of beaten whipped cream.


Almond and Orange Marmalade Tart
 on 12 Jul 13 01:38 PM