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Pear and Almond Tarts

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Introduction

I'm such a fan of this recipe, because it's ridiculously simple to make, looks great and tastes delicious. A brilliant dessert to pull out on short notice.

I'm such a fan of this recipe, because it's ridiculously simple to make, looks great and tastes delicious. A brilliant dessert to pull out on short notice.

Ingredients

Serves: 4.

Metric Cups
  • 3 pears
  • 2 sheets puff pastry (large sheets, shop bought pastry works well)
  • 4 teaspoons ground almonds
  • almonds (chopped - to sprinkle on top)
  • 2 tablespoons butter (melted)
  • 3 pears
  • 2 sheets puff pastry (large sheets, shop bought pastry works well)
  • 4 teaspoons almond meal
  • almonds (chopped - to sprinkle on top)
  • 2 tablespoons butter (melted)

Method

Pear and Almond Tarts is a community recipe submitted by Vixie and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Set the oven to 180 degrees
  • Thaw pastry after having separated the sheets.
  • Slice the pears thinly and, melt the butter.
  • Put pastry sheets on baking trays, and sprinkle with ground almond, leaving a 2cm border. Place sliced pear on top and brush with the melted butter.
  • Sprinkle chopped almonds on top, and you're ready to put it in the oven. It takes roughly 20 minutes to cook, but keep checking, the second it's golden brown it's ready to go.
  • Set the oven to 180 degrees
  • Thaw pastry after having separated the sheets.
  • Slice the pears thinly and, melt the butter.
  • Put pastry sheets on baking trays, and sprinkle with ground almond, leaving a 2cm border. Place sliced pear on top and brush with the melted butter.
  • Sprinkle chopped almonds on top, and you're ready to put it in the oven. It takes roughly 20 minutes to cook, but keep checking, the second it's golden brown it's ready to go.
  • Additional Information

    A few things that are important to remember. The hotter the oven, the better and make sure the trays have baking paper on them. It's delicious served with whipped cream, ice cream or on its own.

    A few things that are important to remember. The hotter the oven, the better and make sure the trays have baking paper on them. It's delicious served with whipped cream, ice cream or on its own.

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