Step 1: INGREDIENTS
2 sticks of butter
2 1/2 cups of flour
1/2 cup of ice cold water
for the 9 oz. of almond paste...
6 oz. of slivered blanched almonds
1 3/4 cups confectionary sugar
1 egg white
for the batter...
9 oz. of almond paste ( from above receipt or one store bought 9 oz. package of almond paste)
1/2 stick of butter
1/2 cup of sugar
1 teaspoon of almond extract
1 teaspoon of vanilla
1 lemon rind (grated)
1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
1/2 cup of flour
4 oz. of orange marmalade ( heated in a small saucepan)
2 apples sliced finely chopped (optional)
6 oz pine nuts ( roasted)
Step 2: MAKING THE TART SHELL
NOTE: the least amount of mix time and water will make for a much more pliable dough and much less tough and more flaky...
Step 3: MAKING THE ALMOND PASTE
In a non stick skillet, roast the pine nuts until golden in color.