Recipe From What's For Lunch, Honey?
Prep Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hours 30 minutes
For the crust
- 190g all-purpose flour
- 70g butter, at room temperature
- 3 egg yolks
- pinch of salt
- 2-4 tablespoons cold water (depending on how dry the dough is)
- 115g butter, at room temperature
- 95g muscovado sugar
- 100g pistachios, ground
- 2 eggs
- 60 ml heavy cream
- 6-8 apricots, sliced
- a few mint leaves
- Prepare the crust:
Using an electric mixer, whip the butter on medium speed until it is
light and fluffy. Add the egg yolk, one at a time and making sure to
incorporate each one well before adding the next one.
- Add the salt and the flour and mix quickly. If the dough feels dry
then add the water, a tablespoon at a time until it comes together.
- Transfer the dough to a floured work surface and bring it together
into a smooth ball. Flatten the ball into a disk, wrap in some plastic
wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes to an hour.
- Preheat oven to 180 degrees C.
- Remove dough from refrigerator and roll out on a lightly floured
surface to fit your preferred tart form. Lightly butter the tart form
and transfer the dough into the form, patching up any tears in the dough
with your fingertips. Line the dough with some baking paper, fill with
dry beans or pie weights and bake for approx. 10-15 minutes. Remove from
oven, leaving the oven at 180 degrees C.
- To make the pistachio frangipane Whisk eggs, butter, sugar and ground pistachios in a large bowl until smooth.
- Pour in the cream and with a silicon or rubber spatula gently stir
it into the mixture without emulsifying the liquid. Refrigerate the
frangipane mixture for 30 minutes.
- Neatly arrange the apricot slices on the tart crust and pour the frangipane mixture over them. Bake for 25-30 minutes.
- Scatter a few mint leaves on the top and serve with Chantilly cream.