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Pear tart with almond cream

Pear tart with almond cream

This is a very quick and easy tart to make, as everything (or almost) can be done in advance. A piece of sweetcrust pastry, some almond cream and pears? You have "everything you need".

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Last modified on: March 17th 2011

For 1 tart, you will need:

Change for: 1 tart 2 tarts 3 tarts

How long does it take?

PreparationCookingStart to finish
44 min.30 min.1 hour 14 min.
Preservation: 1 or 2 days in the fridge, folded in a plastic film
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Step by step recipe

1 Pear tart with almond cream : Photo of step #1Roll out the pastry into as thin and even a circle as possible, prick it with a fork (to prevent it inflating too much when cooking), then line the tart mould or tin.

Push well into the bottom and sides, then with a knife trim off any excess pastry around the edge.

Put to wait in the refrigerator.
15 min.
2 Pear tart with almond cream : Photo of step #2Peel 4 Pears, cut into four lengthways and discard the core.

Cut each quarter in 2 again, then sprinkle them all with the juice of ½ lemon to prevent browning.

Preheat the oven to 210°C or 410°F.
15 min.
3 Pear tart with almond cream : Photo of step #3Fill the pastry case in the tart mould/circle with 200 g Almond cream or frangipane. You can add more if (like me) you love it, or less.

Anyway, there should be at least ½ cm of it over the whole base.
5 min.
4 Pear tart with almond cream : Photo of step #4Fill the mould with the pears.

You can arrange them in a rosette, like in the photographs, by laying all the pears in the same direction.

Remember to press each piece down gently, to embed them a little in the almond cream.
7 min.
5 Pear tart with almond cream : Photo of step #5Finish by filling the centre of the mould with a segment cut into small pieces. 2 min.
6 Pear tart with almond cream : Photo of step #6Put in the oven for approximately 30 minutes. 30 min.
7 Pear tart with almond cream : Photo of step #7If you like, "glaze" (with a brush), the top of the cooled tart with a little apricot glaze.

Remarks

You can vary this recipe in all sorts of ways: changing fruit (apples, apricots...), changing pastry, and even the cream for stewed apples for an apple tart for example, but almond cream and pears really are a very harmonious mixture.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
274241 gr288 gr159 gr
137 %16 %27 %24 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
2223 gr23 gr13 gr
11 %1 %2 %2 %
% 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 1 tart : 3.99 €

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