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Guest Post: Peach Blackberry Crumble Tart

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Today’s recipe is a guest post from the lovely Jaime of the gorgeous blog, Sophistimom. If you have not checked out her blog, do so! It’s fabulous and so is she!

She is a mom and is all about bringing sophistication into the lives of her three children through great books and food. Follow Jaime on Twitter!

Oddly enough, Jaime and I both adapted Martha Stewart recipes for our guest posts, so be sure to head over to her blog to check out my post for Snickerdoodle Cupcakes with Vanilla Bean Cream Cheese Frosting. They are delicious!

Here is Jaime:

I gained five pounds from this baby.

But it was so worth it.

I must confess, that though this recipe was my own, I borrowed heavily from the pages of my favorite issue of Martha Stewart Living issue (June 1999). How could I not love it, with recipes like Savory Black Eyed Pea Pie and Cinnamon-Sugar Waffles?

That was the issue that hooked me on Martha’s whole franchise.

Everyone has heard that she’s ornery behind the camera. And I’m no dummy — I’d rather be her friend than her enemy. But I will love Martha Stewart, her creations, and her whole team of workers ‘til the day I die.

I could not turn my back on someone whose work and talents have brought me so much joy and inspiration over the years.

This peach blackberry crumble tart was adapted from the June 1999 Dessert of the Month: Raspberry-Plum Crumb Tart. It was so delicious, and I have made it so many times, that I thought it would be fun to change it up some and create my own version.

Peach Blackberry Crumble Tart


For the Crust and Crumble Topping

1/2 cup (45g) almond flour
1 1/2 cups (150g) unbleached all-purpose flour
1/2 cup (95g) granulated sugar
1/4 cup light (50g) brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt
10 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut in pieces

For the Filling

1 tablespoon unbleached all-purpose flour
1/3 cup (65g) granulated sugar
1 egg
1 egg yolk
1/3 cup (78mL) heavy cream
1/4 cup (60mL) milk
1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon pure almond extract
pinch of salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
4 firm peaches, scrubbed and cut in 12 slices
6 ounces (70g) blackberries


1. Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Butter the insides of a 9 inch spring-form pan.

2. Make the crust and crumble: In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, mix together almond flour, all purpose flour, sugars, spices, and salt. Incorporate butter on low speed, and mix until the dough will stick together when pressed together in your hands.

3. Press three fourths of the crumb mixture into the prepared pan, and bake in the oven for 10-15 minutes until set. Set aside to cool while you prepare the custard.

4. For the filling: Whisk together flour, sugar, egg, egg yolk, heavy cream, milk, extracts, salt and nutmeg.

5. Scatter fruit in the bottom of the crust and pour over the custard. Sprinkle with the rest of the crumb topping mixture. Bake for 45-55 minutes, or until the filling is set and beginning to brown.

- from Martha Stewart

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nicole trevil

Wednesday 19th of August 2020

What if you can’t find any almond flour ?


Saturday 22nd of August 2020

Hello! I often order almond flour online if my stores are out or if I don't feel like taking an extra trip to the store. You can find Bob's Red Mill almond flour on amazon. Hope this helps! Happy baking, Jamie

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Wednesday 1st of September 2010

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michele nicastro

Saturday 3rd of April 2010

help! im making this right now and it doesnt say when to add heavy cream and milk. im assuming at any point during making the custard? also, will it get thick or no?


Saturday 3rd of April 2010

I replied to you via email. Simply add the cream with step 4, I apologize for the error!

Hot Polka Dot

Wednesday 24th of February 2010

I've never seen this fruit combination and it looks awesome. Peaches are my favourite fruit. Yum!


Friday 14th of August 2009

Oh that looks delicious, very colorful too!

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