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Liverpool Tart with Orange Marmalade Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter, chilled and cubed
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1 egg yolk
- 1/4 cup orange marmalade
- 1/4 cup heavy cream
- 1/4 cup ground almonds
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp vanilla extract

Special equipment needed:
- 9-inch tart pan with removable bottom
- Food processor

Step-by-step instructions:

1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.

2. In a food processor, pulse together the flour, butter, sugar, and salt until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

3. Add the egg yolk and vanilla extract, and pulse until the dough comes together in a ball.

4. Press the dough evenly into the bottom and up the sides of the tart pan.

5. Spread the orange marmalade over the bottom of the crust.

6. In a small bowl, whisk together the heavy cream and ground almonds.

7. Pour the almond mixture over the marmalade.

8. Bake the tart for 25-30 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown and the filling is set.

9. Allow the tart to cool completely before serving.

- Time:
Preparation time: 20 minutes
- Cooking time: 25-30 minutes
- Oven temperature: 375°F
Serving size:
- 8 servings

Nutritional information:
- Calories: 290
- Fat: 18g
- Carbohydrates: 27g
- Protein: 4g

Substitutions for ingredients:
- Almond flour can be used in place of ground almonds.
- Raspberry or strawberry jam can be used in place of orange marmalade.

- Add sliced almonds to the top of the tart before baking.
- Use lemon curd instead of orange marmalade.
- Top the tart with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream before serving.

Tips and tricks:
- Chill the dough for 30 minutes before pressing it into the tart pan to make it easier to work with.
- Use a fork to prick the bottom of the crust before adding the marmalade to prevent it from becoming soggy.
- If the edges of the crust start to brown too quickly, cover them with foil.

Storage instructions:
- Store the tart in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Reheating instructions:
- To reheat the tart, place it in a preheated 350°F oven for 10-15 minutes, or until heated through.

Presentation ideas:
- Dust the top of the tart with powdered sugar before serving.
- Serve the tart with a dollop of whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

- Fresh berries
- Mint leaves

- Earl Grey tea
- Sparkling wine

Suggested side dishes:
- Mixed green salad
- Roasted vegetables

Troubleshooting advice:
- If the crust is too crumbly, add a tablespoon of cold water to the dough and pulse again until it comes together.
- If the filling is not setting, bake the tart for an additional 5-10 minutes.

Food safety advice:
- Make sure to refrigerate any leftovers promptly to prevent bacterial growth.

Food history:
- The Liverpool Tart is a traditional British dessert that originated in the city of Liverpool in the 19th century.

Flavor profiles:
- Sweet, nutty, and citrusy.

Serving suggestions:
- Serve the tart as a dessert after a meal or as a sweet treat with tea or coffee.

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