Mirlitons


Mirlitons
Mirlitons are little puff-pastry tarts with an almond cream filling.
45,6564.1/5 for 17 ratings
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Last modified on: August 19th 2015

For 20 pieces, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 10 pieces 20 pieces 40 pieces 60 pieces

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Time required for this recipe:
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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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.
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Prick the bottoms of the tart cases with a fork and leave to rest at room temperature for 30 minutes.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
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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.
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Mix together with a whisk.

Stage 5 - 10 min.
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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.
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Fill 3/4 full with almond cream.

Stage 7 - 20 min.
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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

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,754 Kcal or 7,344 Kj31 gr141 gr122 gr
88 %12 %13 %18 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
365 Kcal or 1,528 Kj7 gr29 gr25 gr
18 %3 %3 %4 %
Per piece
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
88 Kcal or 368 Kj2 gr7 gr6 gr
4 %1 %1 %1 %
% 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).

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Source

Based on a recipe by Gaston Lenôtre.

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This recipe uses (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: Express apple tart, Two-cheese quiche, Chicken and mushroom pie, Sicilian Epiphany Pie, Koulibiak in pie dish, ... All
Ground almondsGround almonds: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Caribbean upside-down cake, Stuffed prunes, Chestnut moelleux, Apple Strudel, Linzer torte, ... All
CreamCream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Scallop and leek pancakes, New York style pasta, Quick prawn curry, Coconut-vanilla cream for Elsa , Coconut-vanilla cream for Elsa , ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Apple Pie, Agen prune cake, Brioche dough, Lemon and lime cakes, Crème brulée, ... All

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