Rustic Citrus
Almond Tart

Ingredients

The Almond Cream

  • 3/4 cup sliced (or whole, or slivered) almonds (blanched or unblanched), toasted and finely chopped
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon powdered sugar, sifted
  • Seeds from 1/2 a vanilla bean
  • Grated zest of 1 small orange or blood orange
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea or kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons almond extract
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

The Crust, Citrus, and Finishings

  • 1/2 recipe flakiest, all-butter pie dough (fraisaged, then folded and rolled for maximum flake, chilled for at least 30 minutes)
  • Several citrus fruits (such as 2 blood oranges, 1 cara cara orange, 2 tangerines, and 6-8 kumquats)
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • A few tablespoons flavorful, runny honey, for drizzling (such as blackberry or orange blossom)

Preparation

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