French Pear Tart

Dessert is the most important meal of the day. At least that’s my opinion… Often times it’s the last thing a person eats so of course it should be delicious and memorable, right? Other times, it’s the first thing that’s eaten since getting out of bed. If that’s the case, this thing better taste amazing! This tart does not fall short.
In search for a fairly easy dessert that can be made ahead of time? Look no further! As long as you own a food processor, this pear tart is completely do-able and you’ll be the star of the show. I’ve made three tarts in the past two weeks and although the outcomes tasted slightly different each time, people love it nonetheless. My coworker mentioned that she’d pay $30 if she found it at a bakery. Oh my.. let the dollars roll in!

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My friend Aya introduced this recipe to me. I remember taking the first bite then seeing darkness. My eyes must’ve rolled to the back of my head… I was quite shady when it came to sharing my slice! The holidays are here and I was trying to think of a dessert that can be made a couple of days ahead of time to ease the kitchen load the day of the festivity. I all of a sudden remembered this heavenly pear tart. Easy to make, delicious every time, this is the one. This time around, I added some slivered almonds since I had some laying around. Recipe can be found here Dorie Greenspan, you are the woman!

Start making your crust.

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After combining all of the filling ingredients, the texture should look something like this.

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Pour the almond butter mixture into the baked tart.
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By this time, the pears should be ready. Slice the pairs and press on one side so that each slice fans out like so.
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Carefully place the fanned out pears onto the the tart.
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Bake, let cool, and put into the refrigerator for at least an hour. Enjoy!

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