Pear and Almond Tart

240 mins (prep 60)
17 ingredients
makes 4 servings with leftovers
Eau-de-vie, or fruit brandy, an Alsatian specialty, is used to great effect in this dish, bringing out the subtle nuances in the pears. A custardy, brandied layer over the tender fruit, along with a nutty topping, gives this tart a complex yet homey air.

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Serving Size (115.9 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 399.85 Calories from Fat 134.73
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14.97g 92.14%
Saturated Fat 9.14g 182.86%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 54.02mg 72.03%
Sodium 161.42mg 26.9%
Total Carbohydrate 62.33g 83.1%
Dietary Fiber 1.05 g 16.88%
Sugars 32.57 g %
Protein 4.84g 38.75%
Vitamin A 580.45IU% Vitamin C 0.24mg%
Calcium 31.9mg% Iron 1.84mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
cold unsalted butter, large egg yolk, cold water, bartlett pears, or, plus, large eggs, large, pure vanilla extract, or, large egg white, raw rice, tart, or, a, round