Active Time
1 Hour 25 Mins
Total Time
2 Hours 5 Mins
Yield
Serves 10
Photo: Eva Kolenko; Styling: Emma Star Jensen

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 375°. Whirl almonds in a food processor until finely ground. Add flour, baking powder, and salt and whirl to blend.

Step 2

In a large bowl, beat butter, 1 cup granulated sugar, the vanilla, and almond extract with a mixer until creamy. Add eggs one at a time and beat until well blended, then beat in milk (batter will look curdled). Stir in flour mixture until smooth.

Step 3

Butter bottom and sides of a 12- to 13-in. tart pan with a removable rim. Spread batter level in pan. Randomly arrange fruit slices on their wide sides about 1/2 in. apart on batter and press into place. Sprinkle all over with remaining 2 tbsp. granulated sugar.

Step 4

Bake until a toothpick inserted into center of cake (not in fruit) comes out clean, 35 to 40 minutes. Let cool on a rack. Loosen cake from rim with a knife and remove rim. Sift a light coating of powdered sugar on top and cut into wedges.

Step 5

*Toast almonds in a 350° oven until golden, 8 to 10 minutes. Let cool before grinding.

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