Friday, January 4, 2013

Almond Cheese Tart

Almond Cheese Tart 
(Recipe adapted & modify from Kitchen Corner) 

Tart base:
1 egg yolk
1 tbsp cold water 
110g plain flour 
55g salted cold butter
10g icing sugar 

Cheese filling:
160g cream cheese
30g sugar
30g butter
2 egg yolks
1 lemon zest
2 tbsp lemon juice
40g egg whites
2 tsp sugar
40g almond flakes

  1. Tart: place the flour, icing sugar & butter into the food processor. Pulse several times until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Add in egg yolk & water mixture & pulse again.
  2. Turn the pastry out onto a clean, floured work surface & with floured hands, bring together to make a dough. Shape into a flattened ball, wrap in cling film & refrigerate for about 30 mins before pressing into a tart pan & bake at 200C for 20mins.
  3. Fillings: Beat the cream cheese with sugar until well combine. Add the egg yolks one at a time and mix well. Gradually mix in the lemon juice & zest. 
  4. In other the clean bowl, beat the egg whites & sugar until peak forms. Fold the egg whites into the cream cheese mixture & fold in half of the toasted almond flakes.
  5. Pour the mixture into the tart & sprinkle over some almond flakes on top. Bake at 180C for 30 mins.


joceline said...

cathy, happy new year.. The tart look great. :)

cathysjoy said...

Tks! happy new year to you & family too :)

CBD said...

Nice Almond Cheese Cake with a nice coffee or tee will be nice. Time ti look for the closest bakery.

Mari From: Business Plan Resources

ykristen said...

Have bookmarked the recipe to try, looks delicious

cathysjoy said...

Yes, i love this :)

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