Pear tart ========= * shortcrust pastry * 45g butter * 1 cup caster sugar * 1 1/4 cup gr. almonds * 1/4 cup plain flour * 1 tsp vanilla extract + 1 tbsp amaretto * 2 eggs * 3 extra ripe pears 1. Oven at 200C. Prick the pastry (3mm) with a fork in a 26 cm tart tin. 2. Bake 6 mins with baking beads/rice weighing down baking paper, 6 mins without. 3. Process tart mix until smooth, spread over base and layout cored quarters of pear. 4. At 180C, bake 30-40 mins until golden.