Lime Tart with Macerated Mixed Berries

Lime Tart with Macerated Mixed Berries

Crust:

2/3 cup butter, diced

2 1/3 cups flour

1/4 cup powdered sugar

1 egg

1 1/2 tsp. water

Filling:

4 oz. almond paste

3 eggs

1 cup cottage cheese

1/3 cup creme fraiche

1/3 cup sugar

zest of 3 limes

Mixed berries mixed with sugar; to taste

Crust:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In the bowl of a food processor fitted with a metal blade add all the ingredients and process just until mixture begins to come together. Remove dough form into disk and wrap in plastic; refrigerate for 30 minutes.

Line a 9 inch tart pan or 4-5 smaller tart pans with removable bottom with half the tart dough. Wrap and freeze the rest for another time.

Filling:

In a bowl of a food processor fitted with a metal blade, add all the ingredients. Process until smooth. Pour into lined tart pan.  Bake for about 30 minutes or until filling is set.

Serve in slices with macerated berries spooned over the top.