Mirlitons

Step by step recipe:

  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.
  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.
  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.
  4. 2 min.Mirlitons : Photo of step #4
    Mix together with a whisk.
  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.
  6. 5 min.Mirlitons : Photo of step #6
    Fill 3/4 full with almond cream.
  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.

Source:

Based on a recipe by Gaston Lenôtre.

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