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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:

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PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
37 min.30 min.20 min.1 hour 27 min.
Keeping:
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).

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Source

Based on a recipe by Gaston Lenôtre.

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Ground almondsGround almonds: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Financiers, Chocolate almond cookies, Chestnut moelleux, Macarons (the original French macaroons) , Pear, grapefruit and pistachio tart, ... All
CreamCream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: New tiramisu, Crispy spinach rolls, Mushroom Pancakes au Gratin, Escalope of veal in a cream sauce, Sliced cauliflower with 3 cheeses, ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Confectioner's custard (Crème pâtissière, or French pastry cream), Kouign-amann, Stewed rhubarb, Breton apple and rhubarb tart , Nanou's chocolate cake, ... All

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