Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Frangipane Fruitmince Tarts

To make Frangipane Fruitmince Tarts all you need, naturally enough is a frangipane mixture!

Frangipane Fruitmince Tarts© by haalo

Frangipane Fruitmince Tarts
[Makes 24 tarts]

Frangipane
80 grams butter, softened
80 grams caster sugar
2 eggs
80 grams almond meal


Follow the instructions for making the Traditional Fruitmince Tarts but you don't need to cut out any stars - the frangipane takes its place.

To make the Frangipane:

Place the butter and sugar into a bowl and beat using an electric mixer until creamy. Beat the eggs in, one at a time - make sure the egg is fully amalgamated before adding the second egg.

Stir in the almond meal.

Spoon the filling into each tart - try not to overfill as the frangipane will rise when cooked.

Frangipane Fruitmince Tarts© by haalo


Cook in a preheated 180°C/350°F oven until golden - about 15-25 minutes.

Frangipane Fruitmince Tarts© by haalo

10 comments:

  1. Haalo, these look fantastic - you have magic hands, I have to say!

    I wish I had been the lucky person who bit into these delicious tarts. :D

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  2. I absoultely love frangipane!!! And those tarts are to die for.

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  3. Thanks Patricia - I think my hands are too warm for pastry making, my mother really has the magic hands when it comes to pastry. It took a few takes to get just the right bite ;)

    Thanks Sher - the frangipane just works so well, it's my favourite.

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  4. Haalo, this is a nice alternative to the traditional pastry tops.
    I love frangipane.
    I will definitely try this.
    Thanks again for all your gorgeous recipes.

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  5. WOW!WOW!WOW!

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  6. Thanks Cakebaker for taking the time to try out the recipes - I'm so happy that you've enjoyed them. Hopefully the frangipane topping will become one of your favourites too!

    Thanks Nidhi!

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  7. Haalo, I have a batch of freshly made fruitmince sitting in the fridge ready to make these delicious little pies.

    Can't wait to try your frangipane topping.

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  8. Yum CB! Hope you like the tarts, look forward to finding out how they turned out for you.

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  9. Hi Haalo,
    I thought I'd let you know how my frangipane turned.
    It was so very easy to make and bake.
    I took a dozen to my parents this morning for morning tea and they just loved them.

    I will include some in a couple of orders due for Sunday, just as a thank for the orders.

    Another hit:):)

    Thanks again.

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  10. Hi CB - that's great news! Glad to know that they were enjoyed and turned out so well for you!

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