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    Almond Cherry Crumble Tart made with almond flour, cherries, sliced almonds and gluten free oats, this gluten free tart is an easy and impressive dessert for your weekend or your next cookout with friends.

    The gluten-free crust is made with almond flour, butter and a touch of almond extract, and it’s absolutely delicious. This gluten-free tart crust recipe comes together in mere minutes. Best of all, it can be pre-baked so that you can fill it for a quick and easy dessert. Simple, but elegant, this nutty and fruity almond cherry crumble tart made with a tender, flaky almond crust, will be the center of attention to any special occasion.

    This almond cherry crumble tart is fruity, sweet and utterly simple and guaranteed to fulfill your dessert cravings. The cherries are the star of this dessert but almond flour plays a significant supporting role in all three steps: the crust, the filling, and the topping. Gluten-free people will rejoice as well.

    The tart is gluten free and vegetarian and has absolutely no refined sugar added (only coconut sugar. You can substitute it with maple syrup). Talking about guilt free desserts.

    I made this almond cherry crumble tart this past weekend for a family gathering and everyone enjoyed it. Hope you enjoy it too! You can also serve it with vanilla ice cream on top.

    Almond Cherry Crumble Tart
    Almond Cherry Crumble Tart

    How To Make Almond Cherry Crumble Tart

    What you need

    Crust

      • 1 1/2 cup almond meal
      • 2 Tbsp coconut sugar
      • 8 Tbsp (1 stick) butter, softened (grass-fed/organic)
      • 1/2 tsp almond extract
    • pinch of salt

    Cherry Filling

      • ¼ cup almond meal
      • ¼ cup coconut sugar
      • 2 lbs fresh cherries
      • Juice from 1 lemon
    • ½ tsp vanilla extract

    Topping

      • 1 cup almond meal
      • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
      • ⅛ tsp salt
      • 8 Tbsp (1 stick) cold, unsalted butter
      • ½ cup gluten free quick oats
      • 1 cup sliced almonds, divided
      • 1/2 tsp almond extract
    • Vanilla ice cream, to serve (optional)

    Preparation

    Make the crust

    Preheat oven to 350 F.

    In a medium mixing bowl, stir together 1 1/2 cup almond flour, 2 Tbsp coconut sugar, 1 stick grass-fed butter, 1/2 tsp almond extract, a pinch of salt.

    Add the butter, and stir together by hand until the mixture has fully combined. You will end up with a big ball of dough.

    Almond Cherry Crumble TartTransfer dough to a greased 9-inch tart pan with a removable bottom. Using your fingers with the help of plastic foil, evenly press dough in bottom and up sides of the pan.

    Almond Cherry Crumble Tart

    Almond Cherry Crumble TartBake on the middle rack of oven until golden and firm, about 15- 20 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely, at least 1 hour.

    Make the cherry filling

    In a small mixing bowl, stir together ¼ cup almond flour, ¼ cup coconut sugar, lemon juice and 1/2 tsp vanilla. Add pitted cherries and stir well.

    Transfer cherry filling to cooled crust and spread out evenly.

    Make the topping

    In a medium mixing bowl, stir together 1 cup almond flour, 1/2 cup coconut sugar, and ⅛ tsp salt. Add 1 stick diced cold butter to the mixture and mix everything with your hands until butter is pea-sized.

    Add ½ cup gluten-free oats and use your hands to make large crumbs, rubbing the mixture between your fingers. Add ½ cup sliced almonds and toss to combine.

    Spread the crumble topping evenly over the cherries, and sprinkle on the second ½ cup sliced almonds. Bake uncovered at 350˚F for about 20 minutes, or until almonds are golden brown. Let the almond cherry crumble tart cool at least 15 minutes before serving.

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    Almond Cherry Crumble Tart

    Almond cherry crumble tart - Summer fresh cherries topped with a delicious almond crumble makes this dessert out-of-this-world!
    Prep Time 15 minutes
    Cook Time 40 minutes
    Total Time 55 minutes
    Servings 8
    Calories 539kcal

    INGREDIENTS

    Crust

    Cherry Filling

    Topping

    INSTRUCTIONS

    Make the crust

    • Preheat oven to 350 F.
    • In a medium mixing bowl, stir together 1 1/2 cup almond flour, 2 Tbsp coconut sugar, 1 stick grass-fed butter, 1/2 tsp almond extract, a pinch of salt.
    • Add the butter, and stir together by hand until the mixture has fully combined. You will end up with a big ball of dough.
    • Transfer dough to a greased 9-inch tart pan with a removable bottom. Using your fingers with the help of plastic foil, evenly press dough in bottom and up sides of the pan.
    • Bake on the middle rack of oven until golden and firm, about 15- 20 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely, at least 1 hour.

    Make the cherry filling

    • In a small mixing bowl, stir together ¼ cup almond flour, ¼ cup coconut sugar, lemon juice and 1/2 tsp vanilla. Add pitted cherries and stir well.
    • Transfer cherry filling to cooled crust and spread out evenly.

    Make the topping

    • In a medium mixing bowl, stir together 1 cup almond flour, 1/2 cup coconut sugar, and ⅛ tsp salt. Add 1 stick diced cold butter to the mixture and mix everything with your hands until butter is pea-sized.
    • Add ½ cup gluten-free oats and use your hands to make large crumbs, rubbing the mixture between your fingers. Add ½ cup sliced almonds and toss to combine.
    • Spread the crumble topping evenly over the cherries, and sprinkle on the second ½ cup sliced almonds. Bake uncovered at 350˚F for about 20 minutes, or until almonds are golden brown. Let the almond cherry crumble tart cool at least 15 minutes before serving.

    NUTRITION

    Serving: 97g | Calories: 539kcal | Carbohydrates: 27.5g | Protein: 10.4g | Fat: 45.7g | Saturated Fat: 16.4g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 349mg | Fiber: 6.1g | Sugar: 15.4g
    Course Dessert
    Cuisine American
    Keyword Almond Cake, Gluten Free, Paleo, Summer, Tart, Whole30

    Almond Cherry Crumble Tart

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    Cynthy

    Hi Neli – Thank you for this lovely recipe. I love the combination of flavors and my family really enjoyed this over Memorial weekend. One question – the topping ingredients list includes 1/2 teaspoon of almond extract but I don’t see it used in the preparation steps. Do you add it with the butter step?

    Also, although I baked the crust until it was brown before adding the filling/topping and baking the tart, when it came time to serve it, the crust was soggy and fell apart. Any advice for avoiding that? I am leaning toward just making a “cherry almond crumble” next time, eliminating the bottom crust, as the topping is substantial enough to carry the dish and the crust/topping combination kind of overwhelmed the cherries. But I would love to perfect the almond crust to apply it to other desserts.

    Thanks again!

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