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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

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

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

Decorate with a dusting of icing sugar.
20 min.

Remarks

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

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
183434 gr141 gr126 gr
92 %13 %13 %19 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
3677 gr28 gr25 gr
18 %3 %3 %4 %
Per piece
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
911 gr7 gr6 gr
5 %1 %1 %1 %
% 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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This recipe use (among others)
Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée)Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Olive twists, Nanou's tuna tart, Smoked salmon sacristains, Beef Wellington, Ham spirals, ... All
Ground almondsGround almonds: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Caribbean upside-down cake, Macarons (the original French macaroons) , Checkerboard biscuits, Chocolate almond cookies, Beurre d'escargot, ... All
CreamCream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Coconut-vanilla cream for Elsa , Almond mug cake for Mary, Mushroom velouté, Tartiflette, Du Barry soup, ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Breton sablé biscuit dough, Quick bramble jelly, Corsican tarts, Eggs meurette, Pavlova, ... All

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