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Ingredients: Metric Units
1 c unbleached all purpose flour
1/2 tsp salt
1/3 c shortening
3-4 Tbsp sweet sherry
1 lb ricotta
1/4 c sugar
1/3 c semisweet choc, chopped
3/4 tsp almond extract
grated rind 1 orange (orange zest)
3 lg eggs, slightly beaten
1/3 c blanched almonds, ground
Mix flour, salt, cut in shortening. Stir in sherry (1 Tbsp at a time) until forms a ball. Roll out, place in 9" tart pan. Pierce w/fork. Bake at 450 7-9 min. Cool.
Beat ricotta until smooth, light. Beat in sugar, chocolate, almond extract, orange zest, eggs. Pour into crust. Sprinkle almonds over top. Bake at 350 45 min until center set. Chill. Serves 6.
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Contributed on: and modified on Thursday February 24th, 2005