Frangipane Tart with Pears and Almond Crisp

Frangipane Tart with Pears and Almond Crisp

  • Preparation 45 min
  • Cooking 1 h 15 min
  • Servings 10
  • Vegetarian
  • Nut-free

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Ingredients

  • Poached Pears

    • 3 pears, peeled, halved and cored 

    • 2 cups (500 ml) water
    • 1 cup (250 ml) sugar
    • 1/4 cup (60 ml) lemon juice
  • Crust

    • 1 1/4 cups (310 ml) unbleached all-purpose flour
    • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) sugar
    • 1/4 teaspoon (1 ml) salt
    • 1/2 cup (125 ml) cold unsalted butter, cubed
    • 1 egg 

    • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) water
    • 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 ml) vanilla extract
  • Filling

    • 7 oz (200 g) almond paste (marzipan), chopped
    • 1/4 cup (60 ml) unsalted butter, softened
    • 3 tablespoons (45 ml) all-purpose flour unbleached
    • 1 egg 

    • 1/2 cup (125 ml) slivered almonds
    • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) sugar
    • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) lemon juice or water

Preparation

  • Poached Pears

  • Crust

  • Filling

Note from Ricardo

In you can’t find a rectangular pie plate with a removable bottom, use a 23-cm (9-inch) round pie plate.

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