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Perfect Linzer Tart Recipe for Christmas
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Perfect Linzer Tart

Perfect for Christmas
Prep Time30 mins
Resting Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 30 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Austrian
Keyword: cranberries jam, pastry, raspberry jam, sliced nuts, winter
Servings: 12 pieces
Calories: 243kcal


  • 200 grams flour
  • 200 grams sugar
  • 200 grams butter
  • 100 grams ground walnuts
  • 100 grams ground almonds
  • 1 tbsp chocolate powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 pinch clove powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 egg yolks
  • 1 tbsp kirsch water ( Cherry liquor)
  • 4 tbsp raspberry jam
  • 1 tbsp cranberries jam


  • Sift the flour on the table, add the sugar.Chop the butter (cold) and mix everything. Then add the ground nuts and almonds, the chocolate powder, cinnamon, cloves and lemon, a pinch of salt and knead
  • Put 1 egg yolk and the kirsch in a bowl, knead everything and make a lump of dough. Wrap this in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
  • Cut off one-third of the dough and put it back in the fridge.
  • Briefly, knead the remaining dough and ripple on the floured work surface.
  • Place the bottom of the Springform on it, cut out a corresponding circle and place it in the mold.
  • Mix the raspberry jam with the cranberries and spread evenly on the ground.
  • Now roll out the remaining dough and cut into thin strips. Place them on the marmalade, like a grid. Finally, with small strips of dough form the edge.
  • Now brush the second yolk with the brush on the grid and cake edge.
  • Bake the cake in a preheated oven at 175 ° C for 30-35 minutes. Then allow to cool and carefully remove from the mold.


Serving: 1Piece | Calories: 243kcal | Carbohydrates: 26.84g | Protein: 4.57g | Fat: 13.11g