Exotic fruit tart
For 1 tart, you will need:
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).
Resting : 1 hour
Cooking : 20 min.
Start to finish : 2 hours 31 min.
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Step by step recipe:
Trim off any excess pastry, this can be used to make small tarts or cakes.
With a fork prick all over the base, to be sure that the pastry doesn't form bubbles while cooking.
Spread 200 g Almond cream or frangipane in an even layer approximately ½ cm deep.
Refrigerate for about one hour.
Preheat the oven to 200°C or 392°F.
Put the tart in the oven for about 20 minutes. Check that the tart does not blister (does not make bubbles) during this time. If that occurs, pierce them with a pointed knife.
The goal is to obtain a completely even flat tart base.
Remove from the mould and leave cool on a wire rack.
Peel and cut 2 bananas into fairly thin slices.
Make a ring of banana slices around the outside edge of the tart.
Peel and cut 2 kiwis into fairly thin slices. Make a ring of kiwi slices inside the ring of bananas.
Remarks:It's the fruit which makes the outer circle of the tart that you will use most of. So if you prefer pineapple for example, start with that, you will use much more than in the centre.
Source:After Gaston Lenôtre.
Last modified on: February 21th 2011