This tart has a lovely taste coupled with the natural taste of pear.As the soft pear is
naturally soft ,you needn’t stew it beforehand.
Frangipane tart is a filling made with cream and almonds .The addition of fruit can be
your choice.Fruits like the normal pear and apple have to be stewed for 2-3 minutes and
then added to the making.Please do try ,and send in your suggestions .
Let’s move on to the recipe now..
INGREDIENTS (for the pastry)
1.5 cups flour
1 egg yolk
1/4 cup sugar
a pinch of salt
1 tsp vanilla essence
100 gm (4 oz) butter
a little water to bind.
Mix all the ingredients with minimal water (2-3 tblsp) to a soft dough .Cover and
refridgerate till you make the filling.
1.5 cups whole almonds ground fine
1/2 cup sugar
2 eggs (use the left over white too from the pastry)
1 tsp.vanilla essence
1/4 tsp.almond essence
1 tblsp marmalade or grated lemon or orange zest.
2 tblsp jam (any yellow color based jam ,like papaw,apricot,pineapple,mango)
2 -3 sliced soft pear (do not peel ,only remove the seeds)
Mix all the ingredients together well and set aside.
Roll the dough and put on a tart or pie dish.Prick the base with a fork and bake in a
moderate oven for 10 minutes (180 degrees).
Remove from oven and pour the filling into the baked pastry.Lay the pear slices ,and
bake in a moderate oven for 25 minutes (180 degrees)