Almond Pastry Tart Shells - Thermomix Recipes from Steph

Almond Pastry Tart Shells

Everyday Cookbook

30g almonds

210g plain flour

½ tsp mixed spice

30g caster sugar

130g hard butter cut into small pieces

1 egg yolk

3-4 tsp water

Method

Put almonds in TM bowl and mill for a few seconds on speed 8.

Add flour, butter, caster sugar, spice and salt and mix for approx 10 secs on speed 6 until mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

Add egg yolk and water and mix on interval speed for 10-20 secs to form dough.

Turn onto floured board and knead lightly.

Cover pastry and put into fridge for about 15 mins before rolling out and cutting into rounds to place into tart tins.

Bake at 200º until golden brown (approx 10-15 minutes).

These tart shells can be made in advance and used with a great variety of fillings.

1 Comment »

  1. avatar Cookie1 Says:

    This pastry is just perfect for fruit mince tarts, and if it’s not Christmas any fruit tarts or small pies.

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