Exotic fruit tart


Exotic fruit tart
An exotic fruit tart (bananas, kiwi and pineapple), with crisp pastry and almond cream which are cooked beforehand.

It's a rather simple recipe, but the final result will impress your guests.
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Last modified on: May 27th 2020

Keywords for this recipe:TartFruitsExoticAlmond creamGaston lenotre
For 1 tart, you will need:

Change these quantities to make: 1 tart 2 tarts 3 tarts
How long does it take?
Time required for this recipe:
PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
53 min.1 hour30 min.2 hours 23 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 10 min.
Exotic fruit tart : Photo of step #1
Spread or roll out the sweet crusty pastry and line a 10 inches (26 cm) tart mould or tin with it.

Be sure that the pastry is pushed well into the bottom.

With a fork prick all over the base, to be sure that the pastry doesn't form bubbles while cooking.

Stage 2 - 10 min.
Exotic fruit tart : Photo of step #2
Spread 450 g Almond cream or frangipane in an even layer approximately 0.2 inches (0.5 cm) deep.

Refrigerate during the preheat of the oven to 410°F (210°C).

Stage 3 - 30 min.
Exotic fruit tart : Photo of step #3
Put the tart in the oven for about 30 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.

Stage 4 - 1 hour
Exotic fruit tart : Photo of step #4
Remove from the mould and leave cool on a wire rack.

Stage 5 - 20 min.
Exotic fruit tart : Photo of step #5
Peel and cut in slices 2 bananas and 2 kiwis, pour 1 lemon juice on banana slices to prevent from blackening. Prepare ½ pineapple, cut in thin pieces.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
Exotic fruit tart : Photo of step #6
Start by a ring of banana slices around the outside edge of the tart.

Stage 7 - 3 min.
Exotic fruit tart : Photo of step #7
Then a ring of kiwi slices inside the ring of bananas.

Stage 8 - 2 min.
Exotic fruit tart : Photo of step #8
Make a circle of pineapple inside the kiwi circle.

Stage 9 - 3 min.
Exotic fruit tart : Photo of step #9
With a brush put 20 g apricot glaze on the fruits to prevent them oxidising and also give the tart an attractive finish.

Refrigerate until serving.

Stage 10
Exotic fruit tart : Photo of step #10
Take out of the fridge 20 minutes before serving.
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.

You can change fruits in this recipe, and/or replace frangipane by rich hazelnut buttercream or pistachio cream.
Keeping
1 or 2 days in the fridge, folded in a plastic film.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,595 Kcal or 10,865 Kj61 gr496 gr233 gr
130 %23 %47 %35 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
110 Kcal or 461 Kj3 gr21 gr10 gr
6 %1 %2 %2 %
Per tart
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,595 Kcal or 10,865 Kj61 gr496 gr233 gr
130 %23 %47 %35 %
% 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).
How much will it cost?
  • For 1 tart : 6.99 €

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Note : These prices are only approximate.
Source
After Gaston Lenôtre.
This recipe uses (among others)
Almond cream or frangipaneAlmond cream or frangipane: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pear tart with almond cream, Tarte Bourdaloue, Apple amandine tarts from Brélès, Rhubarb tart, Mini almond-morello tarts, ... All
Sweetcrust pastry (pâte sablée)Sweetcrust pastry (pâte sablée): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Blackcurrant and chestnut verrines, Chocolate tart, Strawberry tart, How to bake blind , Apple and blackcurrant tarts, ... All
Apricot glazeApricot glaze: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Lemon and lime custard tart, Smart plum tart, Apple and pear tart, Pear, grapefruit and pistachio tart, French custard tart, ... All
BananaBanana: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Flambéd bananas , Fruit salad, Pavlova, ... All
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