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Mirlitons

Mirlitons

Mirlitons are little puff-pastry tarts with an almond cream filling.

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Last modified on: August 19th 2015

For 20 pieces, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
37 min.30 min.20 min.1 hour 27 min.
Preservation: A few days in an airtight tin.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
15 min.
Mirlitons : Photo of step #1 Roll out the puff pastry and line the tart tins or moulds, leaving a little pastry overhanging the edge.
Stage 2
30 min.
Mirlitons : Photo of step #2 Prick the bottoms of the tart cases with a fork and leave to rest at room temperature for 30 minutes.
Stage 3
5 min.
Mirlitons : Photo of step #3 Put into a bowl: 2 eggs, 40 g cream, 10 g Vanilla sugar, 20 g caster sugar and 40 g ground almonds.
Stage 4
2 min.
Mirlitons : Photo of step #4 Mix together with a whisk.
Stage 5
10 min.
Mirlitons : Photo of step #5 Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).

Trim off the excess pastry around the tart cases and stand them on a baking sheet.
Stage 6
5 min.
Mirlitons : Photo of step #6 Fill 3/4 full with almond cream.
Stage 7
20 min.
Mirlitons : Photo of step #7 Bake for about 20 minutes.

Decorate with a dusting of icing sugar.

Remarks

These are quicker to make if you use an almond cream or frangipane made in advance.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 20 pieces : 2.40 €
Per piece : 0.12 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: Based on a recipe by Gaston Lenôtre.
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