Almond pie

Almond pie on a plate

A pie with excellent presentation, for the whole family, confectioned with flour, eggs, sugar, margarine and lemon zest, topped with a mixture of liquid caramel, condensed milk, whipping cream and almond kernels.

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Servings:: 14 slices
Prep Time:20 m
Cook Time:50 m
Total Time:1:10 h
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Units: Metric (Units: US)

Ingredients

    For the dough:

  • 140 grams / (5 ounces) sugar
  • 150 grams / (5 1/3 ounces) margarine
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 150 grams / (5 1/3 ounces) all-purpose flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • For the topping:

  • 200 grams / (7 ounces) almond kernels
  • 75 grams / (2 2/3 ounces) margarine
  • 180 grams / (6 1/3 ounces) condensed milk
  • 1 tablespoon liquid caramel
  • 150 ml / (1/2 cup and 2 tablespoons) whipping cream

Directions

  1. For the dough:
    In a bowl melt the margarine in microwave.
  2. With an electric mixer, beat the eggs along with the melted margarine, lemon zest and the sugar until obtain a creamy and homogeneous mixture. Then, add the flour mixed with the baking powder.
  3. Pour the mixture into a round cake pan (25 x 6 centimeters / (9 3/4 x 2 1/3 inches)) previously greased with margarine and dusted with flour. Bring to preheated oven at 180°C / (350ºF) about 15 to 20 minutes.
  4. Remove from oven and allow to cool. Unmold, and place the dough on a baking pan lined with aluminum foil.
  5. For the topping:
    In a pan place the condensed milk, margarine and the caramel. Bring to medium-low heat until starts boiling. Stir once in a while. Pour the whipping cream and the almond kernels and stir with a spoon until obtain a very creamy mixture. Allow to cool slightly, and spread with the help of a spatula the mixture over the dough.
  6. Bring back to preheated oven at 190°C / (375ºF) until the pie starts to turns golden brown.
Almond pie
Nutrition facts
Serves 14 slices
Per Serving:
% DAILY VALUE
Calories 362
Total Fat 25.5 g(39%)
Saturated Fat 6 g(29%)
Cholesterol 52 mg(17%)
Sodium 185 mg(8%)
Total Carbohydrate 29 g(10%)
Protein 6.5 g
 

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