Rustic Quince Tart with Buttery Almond Cake, Mascarpone Cream, and Pomegranate Sauce

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    Individual tarts
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Appears in
The Dessert Architect

By Robert Wemischner

Published 2009

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Rustic quince tart with buttery almond cake base in a whole-wheat crust, served with a drift of mascarpone cream and rose-pomegranate sauce, and a crystallized rose-petal garnish. Simple in execution but complex in flavor, this rustic tart choreographs a quintet of entries from the Mediterranean dance card: quince, an underutilized fruit, red wine, rose in syrup and petal forms, mascarpone, and pomegranates. The