Apricot & Almond Tart

  • Medium
  • Vegetarian
  • Microwave

Ingredients

Directions

Looking for something a little more fruity in your dessert? Then this tart is the perfect combination of sweet and nutty that you’ll just love!

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Ingredients

Adjust Servings:
250g short crust pastry
60g ground almonds
60g caster sugar
1 beaten egg
A few drops of vanilla essence
4 tbsp whipping cream
30g butter
450g apricot halves stones removed
85g smooth apricot jam
40g toasted almond flakes

Steps

1

Roll out the pastry on a floured surface until it is about 3-5 mm thick. Use this to line the flan tin. Prick the base with a fork and chill for 20-30 mins.

2

Combine the ground almonds, sugar, egg, vanilla extract, cream and butter to make a smooth almond paste.

3

Preheat the oven on CONVECTION 180°C with the wire shelf in lower position.

4

Spread the almond paste over the pastry base and then arrange the apricot halves on top.

5

Bake for 30-40 min or until apricots are soft and the almond paste is golden and firm to touch. Allow to cool for 15 mins.

6

For the glaze, put the apricot jam in a Pyrex jug and cook on MEDIUM MICROWAVE for 30 seconds. Brush the glaze over the tart and sprinkle with toasted almonds.

Enjoy

Apricot & Almond Tart

Ingredients

Adjust Servings:
250g short crust pastry
60g ground almonds
60g caster sugar
1 beaten egg
A few drops of vanilla essence
4 tbsp whipping cream
30g butter
450g apricot halves stones removed
85g smooth apricot jam
40g toasted almond flakes
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