|Preparation||Cooking||Start to finish|
|31 min.||35 min.||1 hour 6 min.|
|1||Melt 50 g butter over low heat, then take off the heat and leave to cool.||5 min.|
|2||Cut 150 g Marzipan (almond paste) into small pieces and put into a food-processor bowl.||3 min.|
|3||Add the first egg.||1 min.|
|4||Start beating slowly at first, then increase the speed.
Add the other eggs one at a time, about 5 minutes apart...
|5||...until the mixture is light and well aerated.
This beating takes about 15 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).
|6||Sieve 30 g flour into the mixture.
Fold in gently.
|7||Add the melted butter, which should be nearly cold, and the zest of 1 orange.||2 min.|
|8||Mix in gently.||3 min.|
|9||Use a 7" (18 cm) springform tin and lay a circle of cooking parchment in the bottom, as the columbier tends to stick during cooking.||3 min.|
|10||Pour the mixture into the tin.||1 min.|
|11||Scatter 100 g candied fruit evenly over the top.||1 min.|
|12||Bake for about 30 minutes.||30 min.|
|13||Leave to cool in the tin. Turn the columbier out carefully, as it is very fragile.|
For 1 colombier : 4.63 €
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