Red or black currants Sharlotka.

Калина, viburnum

For dough:
✔ 2 - 2,5 cups (11 - 12 oz) flour
✔ 100 g butter or oleomargarine
✔ 1 cup sugar
✔ 1 egg
For filling:
✔ 1 lb (500 g) red or black currants, or viburnum
✔ 3 egg whites
✔ 3 egg yolks
✔ 1 cup sugar
✔ 5 oz (130 g) chopped almonds

Cooking Instructions:
1. Mix together sifted flour, the diced butter or oleomargarine and egg in the food processor until the dough has the consistency of coarse bread crumbs.
2. Knead the dough on a floured work surface until it forms a ball, and than leave it, wrapped in cling film, to rest 1 hour in the refrigerator.

Make filling:
3. Beat up egg yolks with 2 tbsp of sugar. Stir in beaten to a white foam egg-whites, mix with the currant and finely chopped almonds.
4. Heat the oven to 180 C/350 F. Grease the tin and cover the base with the rolled out dough, leaving the sides to stick up about 2 cm (1 inch).
5. Spoon the filling over the dough in the cake tin, arrange it on the dough.
6. Bake the flan for about 40 minutes.
7. Cool and sprinkle the Sharlotka with a sugar powder.