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6Ingredients
270Calories
45Minutes

Not sure what to make for dessert? Try this recipe for a sweet Santiago Tart. A crustless tart, this Santiago Tart is made with ground almonds for a sweet nutty flavor that pairs seamlessly with lemon zest and cinnamon. With a light and fluffy texture, owing to stiffly beaten egg whites, this Santiago Tart makes an elegant dessert when sprinkled with a fine covering of powdered sugar. Bake time for this tart is 25 to 30 minutes.

Ingredients

  • 4 eggs (separated)
  • 240 grams sugar
  • 240 grams raw almonds (ground)
  • 1 lemon (zested)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • powdered sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees Celsius (160 C. if using convection oven).
  2. Grease and flour a 22 to 24 centimeter pie or tart pan.
  3. Whisk the egg whites into stiff peaks.
  4. In another bowl, mix the sugar, almonds, lemon zest, and cinnamon until combined.
  5. Separately, lightly beat the egg yolks and carefully fold the egg whites into them.
  6. Then fold the eggs into the dry ingredients.
  7. Transfer the batter into the pan and smooth out the top with a spatula.
  8. Bake 25 to 30 minutes.
  9. Once cooled a bit, unmold and sprinkle with powdered sugar before serving.
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NutritionView more

270Calories
Sodium1%DV30mg
Fat22%DV14g
Protein16%DV8g
Carbs11%DV32g
Fiber12%DV3g

PER SERVING *

Calories270Calories from Fat130
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat14g22%
Saturated Fat1.5g8%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol85mg28%
Sodium30mg1%
Potassium210mg6%
Protein8g16%
Calories from Fat130
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate32g11%
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Sugars26g52%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Margie M. 30 May 2015
The almonds and lemon combined to make a wonderful tart. Electric mixers work best for whisking egg whites, but I used a plain, cheap wire whisk with the wire wrapped handle. It was a little more work, but I achieved a good result.