to celebrate the holidays with family and friends is all the scrumptious food
on the table!
dessert recipes, our mouths are already watering!
wants to help your family celebrate, and so as part of their “Cansgiving”
sweepstakes (details at the end of the post), they’ve shared a very special
treat – a tart treat! – recipe from Allison
Ruth of Some the Wiser.
- 2 cans Libby’s® Pear Halves, well drained and patted dry
- 1 cup fresh cranberries, washed and dried
For the Crust:
- 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour
- ½ cup powdered sugar
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 9 tablespoons cold, unsalted butter cut into small pieces
- 1 large egg yolk
For the Almond Cream:
- 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature
- 2/3 cup sugar
- ¾ cup ground blanched almonds
- 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon cornstarch
- 1 large egg
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
- ¼ teaspoon ground cardamom
aside. Combine the flour, sugar, and salt in a food processor and
pulse twice. Add the pieces of cold
butter to the dry mixture and pulse until mixture resembles coarse corn
add it to the flour mixture, pulsing after each addition. When the yolk has been added, pulse until
dough begins to form large clumps.
Remove dough from food processor and knead it on a lightly floured
surface until it is well combined.
buttered tart pan. Freeze the crust for
at least 30 minutes before baking.
25 minutes. Carefully remove the foil
smooth. Add the ground almonds, flour,
and cornstarch being sure to process after the addition of each
ingredient. Add the egg, vanilla, and
spices and process until the almond cream is well combined.
crust. Thinly slice 6 to 8 pear halves
crosswise. Scoop each half onto a
spatula and slide it onto the almond cream in the center of the tart, placing
the wide end of each pear toward the edge of the crust. Gently press down on the pear to fan out the
slices forming a circle of pear spokes in the center of the tart. Pour the cranberries over the almond cream
and arrange evenly over the tart.
is puffy and golden. Cool tart on a wire
rack and serve at room temperature.
season, Libby’s Fruits & Vegetables is giving people everywhere the chance
to share their blessings for the chance to win great prizes!
thankful for, and it could be featured on Libby’s website and
social media pages along with more great recipes and holiday tips! Plus, 10
people will win a grocery gift card (worth $350) and a Libby’s prize pack!
sweepstakes ends at 11:59 a.m. EST on Nov. 18, 2013. Official rules are
available at www.getbacktotable.com.