Caramelized pear custard tart


Caramelized pear custard tart
You may well be familiar with the famous French custard tart, with its creamy vanilla egg-custard filling. It can also be made in individual portions, in ramekins, for example.

Here is a delicious version with caramelized pears.
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Last modified on: July 13th 2022

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19 min.44 min.1 hour 3 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 10 min.
Caramelized pear custard tart

Prepare the pears

Peel 1 kg Pears, cut into quarters and remove the core.

Cut into small pieces.

Stage 2 - 4 min.
Caramelized pear custard tart
Melt 50 g butter in a large frying pan on high heat, then add 75 g caster sugar.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
Caramelized pear custard tart
When this is well mixed, add the diced pears.

Mix briefly, then leave to caramelize on high heat.

Note: You will notice that the pears give off quite a lot of juice as they cook, which slows down the caramelization.

Stage 4 - 15 min.
Caramelized pear custard tart
Stir from time to time so that the pears colour evenly. Take off the heat as soon as they are nicely coloured.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
Caramelized pear custard tart
Prepare 400 g Paris flan filling.

Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Stage 6 - 3 min.
Caramelized pear custard tart
Divide the diced pears between the buttered ramekins.

Stage 7 - 3 min.
Caramelized pear custard tart
Cover with the custard.

Stage 8 - 25 min.
Caramelized pear custard tart
Bake for 20 to 25 minutes.

Stage 9
Caramelized pear custard tart
Enjoy either warm or cold.
Remarks
This recipe can easily be varied with other fruit (apples, plums, etc.). You can also add toasted nuts or a little granola.
Keeping
Several days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Source
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,580 Kcal or 10,802 Kj55 gr422 gr189 gr
129 %21 %40 %29 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
121 Kcal or 507 Kj3 gr20 gr9 gr
6 %1 %2 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
430 Kcal or 1,800 Kj9 gr70 gr32 gr
21 %4 %7 %5 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk, Egg, Nuts
How much will it cost?
  • For 6 people : 8.01 €
  • Per person : 1.34 €

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  • You can use all-purpose flour instead of cornflour, that was what chefs and pastry use in the past, you may need to cook a bit longer, just check carefully the consistency.
    Posted by jh may 10th 2020 at 11:07 (n° 2)
  • This looks delicious! I am in Russia, and I am not sure about being able to obtain cornflour. Would it alter the consistency of the custard if I were to use just regular all-purpose flour? Thank you :)
    Posted by Lori may 10th 2020 at 10:22 (n° 1)
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