Apricot-Almond Tart

Preparation info

  • Makes one 10-inch tart (serves

    8 to 10

    • Difficulty


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By Joanne Chang

Published 2010

  • About

If you crack open the pit of an apricot (or of a plum or a peach), you’ll find inside a soft, oval kernel that smells faintly of almonds. The apricot and the almond are actually related, with both belonging to the genus Prunus. Stone fruits and almonds are a natural pairing, and this piece of botanical trivia helps to explain why they work so well together in baking. This tart puts both flavors front and center. Sweet tart dough is spread with a layer of frangipane (almond cre