Sweet Cherry & Almond Tart

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Mmm! This is so good when sweet cherries are in season. I don't have too many recipes for sweet cherries - I mostly just eat them - but Karl always makes sure to ask for this at least once while they are in season.

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  • add   1/4 cup orange juice
  • add   1/4 cup butter
  • add   1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • add   1/2 cup sugar
  • add   1 cup ground almonds
  • add   4 cups pitted sweet cherries
  • add   1 teaspoon grated orange zest
  • add   2 eggs
  • add   1/8 teaspoon salt
  • add   1/2 cup flour


  1. Butter the bottom and sides of a 10" tart pan, line the bottom with buttered parchment paper, and set it aside.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350° F.
  3. Mix the ground almonds, sugar, flour and grated orange zest, and set them aside.
  4. Melt the butter.
  5. Beat the eggs.
  6. Beat the orange juice and the butter into them.
  7. Stir in the dry ingredients.
  8. Pour into the tart pan.
  9. Sprinkle the cherries evenly over the batter.
  10. Bake at 350°F for 35-40 minutes.