220 g flour
1 pinch of salt
200 g butter cold from fridge
200 g castor sugar
1 tsp vanilla or lemon rind
1 egg, beaten
30 g slivered almonds


  • Mill sugar into caster sugar 3-4 sec/speed 10.
  • Add cubed butter 10 sec/speed 5.
  • Add flour and vanilla or lemon zest, and half the beaten egg, mix 20 sec/speed 5.
  • Press into aluminium tart tray or pie dish (buttered).
  • Smooth surface with wet spoon or spatula.
  • Sprinkle almonds over the top.
  • Glaze with remainder of egg wash.
  • Bake at 180°C for 25-30 min.

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