Hazelnut and Orange Marmalade tart

It keeps raining and raining and I have so much to do but all I want to do is bake.
Sometimes to avoid certain things that need to be done I seem to procrastibake.

Hazelnut and Orange Marmalade tart
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  • 170g plain flour
  • 75g butter
  • 45g icing sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 180g orange marmalade
  • 8og hazelnut meal
  • 20g plain flour
  • 90g butter, softened
  • 60g caster sugar
  • 30g brown sugar
  • vanilla
  • 1 egg
  1. place flour and butter into a food processor and process until mixture resembles bread crumbs
  2. add icing sugar and pulse until it is mixed through
  3. lightly whisk egg with a few drops of cold water and add whilst motor is running
  4. once mixture comes together take out, flatten and wrap in plastic wrap and place in fridge for about 30 minutes
  5. roll out pastry about 2-3mm thick on a lightly floured surface and line tart tin with removable base
  6. prick pastry with a fork and refrigerate for another 30 minutes
  7. preheat oven to 180C/160C fan
  8. blind bake tart shell by placing a sheet of baking paper on pastry and filling with baking weights (rice or lentils) bake for 10 minutes
  9. remove weights and paper and bake for a further 5 minutes or until slightly golden, set aside
  10. for the filling, beat butter and caster sugar for a a few minutes until light and fluffy, add brown sugar and continue beating
  11. add a few drops of vanilla and continue beating until mixed through, add egg and beat until incorporated
  12. add hazelnut meal and only mix until combined, 5-10 seconds will do
  13. heat marmalade in a microwave if it's too thick then spread onto tart shell
  14. bake for about 20-25 minutes or until golden
  15. Best served warm with ice cream or cream.
Now I better get back to it! 
Keep spreading the LOVE ♥
  • This blogging community is amazing. And your stress-relief baking made me smile, Cathie. x

  • nothing like baking for stress relief!

  • thank you for once again adding a little sweetness to help everyone through xxx

  • Gorgeous Cathie!
    I love that your baking helps you get through the tough times.
    Sending you HUGE love.
    I hope you are coping with this humidity. XX

  • Thanks lovely – t is hard to fathem that I live in the same city as what is occuring and yet feel a million miles away.

  • Looks yum!

    I've got a raffle going on over at my blog too 🙂

  • That photo of your garden is gorgeous – so lush and green. Hope the rain settles down for you soon x

  • Sometimes I bake, often I clean, lately I have been pacing…
    Beautiful tart, gorgeous photos, sweet woman!
    Hooray, Blogger is letting me comment again!
    Thank you so much for your note, it's mostly back to rights again but, I can always use the hugs!

  • This looks super yummy. We are still trying to get through all of the sweet treats that we baked during all of our rain. When you are homebound, you just need to cook!! It's settling, reassuring and comforting. I think that my waistline is glad that the sun is shining today.

    Thanks for the great list for the QLD flood relief. I am organising a dolly drive. You can read all about it on my blog.

  • Oh yum! That looks so beautiful! Thanks so much for adding my link. I really appreciate it! You have inspired me to get in the kitchen later today.
    Sophie x

  • That's funny – I've been baking today too. There is sun out my windows right now and it's hot and humid.
    Your sunflower is very pretty – most of ours have fallen over with the rain!

  • What a lovely post, i read the blogs i follow before having my breakfast and my tummy is now growling loudly ;-)) I love the picture of the sun flower so bright and warm i will keep my fingers crossed the rain stops, its been raining here in England all week to and its no fun. Have a lovely weekend, Dee x

  • Looking oh so yummy, Cathie. I love love the big yellow sunny friend, who smiles to me at the bottom of your lovely post! We are so enjoying the opposite here, rain rain rain, still. I don't mind though.
    Adoring your tree-sits!
    Have a happy Friday and a wonderful weekend, my friend xxxxx

  • Cat

    I bake to give relief to the to my emotions too (same with crafting) and I can't wait to give this one a try you wonderful lady you. xxx

  • So lovely post, Cathie!! The tart looks delicious!! I always LOVE your images!!
    Have a greta weekend, dear!! Bela

  • I've been baking too – but your tart looks far more appealing.

    I really hope the rain stops.

  • Oh I also nominated you for a blog award 🙂

  • I'm keeping everything crossed the rain stops soon. Thank you for the recipe 🙂

  • Wish I could send some sunshine but overhere also lots and lots of rain.
    I'm going to bake tomorrow to bring some sunshine in my kitchen …
    Have a wonderful weeken

  • have a wonderful weekend !

  • so yummy! I love hazelnuts-will have to try the tart recipe.

  • Again a recipy that makes me want to bake straight away!
    I will cross my fingers that the rain stops and the sun will soon brithen up the world at your side of the world again!

  • Hi Cathie, Thank-you so much for adding my Dolly Drive link to your list:)
    Jacki xo

  • Wow that looks delicious Cathie! And thanks for all the links to the flood relief drives. x

  • I will be praying for sunshine for you all!!! Hang in there. love and hugs.

  • Looks scrumptious!!

  • Hi Cathie – I just posted a link to this post on my blog as part of my new 'Weekly Favourites' hope you don't mind 🙂

  • Ash

    Great post!! And what a fantastic tart!! I love the flavors!!

  • I had all these plans to be a Kitchen Goddess over my vacation Cathie, but it came & went without a single thing baked! However, on seeing this scrumptious tart I will quickly make amends. Mystic Millie's crystal ball is seeing many wonderful things for you in 2011 – now go & enjoy them!
    M xx

  • oooh! I'm officially craving something with yummy marmalade now! Looks wonderful!

  • That looks great! My hubby hates fruit so desserts are tricky but he may go for the citrus hazelnut combo. I'll give it a whirl. Thanks

  • Now that looks amazing. Nothing like a bake off to release some stress 🙂

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