November 28, 2012

Almond & Pear Tartelettes

These portion sized Pear & Almond Tarelettes are sweet, fruity, nutty, crunchy and absolutely lovely.  Serve warm with vanilla ice cream or vanilla custard and enjoy! I hope you'll like them as much as I did.

Almond & Pear Tartelettes, makes 6-8

Pie crust
125 grams butter, room temperature
3 dl flour (300ml)
2 tbsp sugar
1 egg

50 grams almond flour
50 grams butter, room temperature
3/4 dl sugar (75ml)
1 egg
2 pears, peeled and sliced thin

Almond flakes

Preheat oven at 175 degrees C.

Place butter, chopped into cubes in a bowl, add sugar and flour. Use your fingers to make a crumble. Add the egg and quickly work into a dough. Add water if needed. Place in the fridge at let is rest for about 30 minutes.

Roll the dough on a floured work top and place sizable pieces in small tartelette shells. bake in the oven for about 10 minutes.

Mix together in a bowl, almond flour, butter, sugar and egg into a smooth mixture. Place your peeled and thinly sliced pears into your pre-baked shells. Cover with your almond cream and top with almond flakes.

Bake in the oven for about 25 minutes, until golden and cream has set.

This is my contribution for "Månadens Sötsak" at the Swedish blog Söta Saker.



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