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Santiago Almond Tart     Veg  CD   DP   Spanish   45mins plus cooling


From North Western Spain


Serves 4    Cold   Nuts  Flan Vegetarian   Dessert   Pudding   Spain  Europe



Butter for greasing

A little flour

4 large Eggs

200g/7oz Sugar

200g/7oz  Ground Almonds

1 teasp Ground Cinnamon

The grated Zest of 1 Lemon

50g/2oz Icing Sugar




1. Preheat the oven to 150C, 300F, Gas Mark 2 and grease a 20cm/8inch flan tin with plenty of butter then coat with flour, shaking off any excess.


2. In a mixing bowl, beat together the eggs, sugar, lemon zest and cinnamon, until thick and creamy. 


3. Gently fold in the ground almonds. 


4. Pour the mixture into the prepared flan tin and bake for about 30 minutes. 


5. Leave to cool in the tin before removing. 


6. To serve - transfer to a serving platter and dust with icing sugar.





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