Pear, grapefruit and pistachio tart


Pear, grapefruit and pistachio tart
A sweetcrust pastry case filled with pistachio cream, topped with pear and grapefruit slices.
72K 18 4.3
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Last modified on: February 17th 2013

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1 hour 2 min.35 min.1 hour 37 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Pear, grapefruit and pistachio tart : Photo of step #1
Put into a food-processor bowl: 150 g butter, 150 g ground almonds, 150 g caster sugar, 3 eggs and 30 g Pistachio powder or paste.

Stage 2 - 7 min.
Pear, grapefruit and pistachio tart : Photo of step #2
Beat until the mixture is light and creamy.

Set aside in the fridge.

Stage 3 - 10 min.
Pear, grapefruit and pistachio tart : Photo of step #3
Roll out the sweetcrust pastry, line your chosen tin or mould and put to wait in the fridge.

Stage 4 - 15 min.
Pear, grapefruit and pistachio tart : Photo of step #4
Peel both outer and inner skin off 2 grapefruits.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
Pear, grapefruit and pistachio tart : Photo of step #5
Preheat the oven to 180°C (360°F).

Spread the pistachio cream in the pastry case to about about 1 cm (0.4 inch) deep.

Stage 6 - 10 min.
Pear, grapefruit and pistachio tart : Photo of step #6
Peel 2 Pears, cut into quarters lengthways. Remover the core, then cut each quarter again into 2 lengthways.

As pears tend to turn brown rapidly, the trick is to cut them on the same chopping board as the grapefuit and coat the pieces with the juice left, using a brush.

Stage 7 - 5 min.
Pear, grapefruit and pistachio tart : Photo of step #7
Stick the grapefruit and pear pieces into the pistachio cream...

Stage 8 - 35 min.
Pear, grapefruit and pistachio tart : Photo of step #8
...and bake for around 35 minutes.

Stage 9 - 5 min.
Pear, grapefruit and pistachio tart : Photo of step #9
If possible, finish with an apricot jam glaze.
Remarks
You can use other fruit, of course, but do try to keep a similar balance between tangy and sweeter, softer fruits.
Keeping
A few days in the fridge covered with plastic fim.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
4,903 Kcal or 20,528 Kj74 gr442 gr316 gr
245 %29 %42 %48 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
255 Kcal or 1,068 Kj4 gr23 gr16 gr
13 %1 %2 %2 %
Per tart
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
4,903 Kcal or 20,528 Kj74 gr442 gr316 gr
245 %29 %42 %48 %
% 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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk, Nuts, Egg, Gluten
How much will it cost?
  • For 1 tart : 7.59 €

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Source
Based on a recipe by Eric Kayser.
This recipe uses (among others)
Sweetcrust pastry (pâte sablée)Sweetcrust pastry (pâte sablée): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Key Lime Pie for Jeremy, Apricot and almond cream tart, Flaked almond tart, Apple amandine tarts from Brélès, Pistachio custard tart, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: "BN style" chocolate-filled biscuits, Tatin apple diplomat tart, Caramelized apple "moelleux" cake, Potato purée , Icelandic-style fish and vegetable pie, ... All
Ground almondsGround almonds: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Buckwheat almond biscuits, Brioche royale, Apricot blancmange, Armagnac marzipan, Stuffed prunes, ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Oaty walnut cake , Candied grapefruit peel, Pears and caramelised walnut samosas , Agen prune cake, Pitta bread, ... All
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