Almond Pear Tart


Almond Pear Tart-1-8 Fall baking always includes apples and pears for me. I’m not as much into pumpkin flavored this and that as I am in love with these delicious fruits. Maybe that points back to my Belarussian roots, where pears and apples were in abundance and pumpkin baking wasn’t as popular as it is here in America. I’ve never even heard of a pumpkin pie until we were well acclimated in the states. In any case, I have so many recipes with apples, so I decided to look for some pear recipes to add to my repertoire. This Almond Pear Tart immediately caught my attention and since I was very happy with the results and my husband gave it his stamp of approval, I knew I should share it with all of you.

Almonds and pears are a flavor combination that complement each other beautifully. The batter portion of the tart is so easy to make – just pulse everything in a food processor and pour it out into the baking pan. It can’t get any simpler than that! Take another minute and place the pears on top of the tart and it’s ready to go into the oven. The tart has a lovely sandy and buttery texture, and the pears add juiciness and just a hint of tartness. It’s a perfect dessert for glorious autumn days and for busy people. … 

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