Glazed Apricot Tart With Frangipane (Mini Tarts - Tartlets)

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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by BecR2400

These individual little tarts - tartlets are perfect for tea-time, or anytime! You may serve them with a tiny dollop of creme fraiche or sour cream, and a tiny edible flower, if you wish.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. To Prepare Crust:.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine 1/2 cup sugar and 1/2 cup butter. Beat at medium speed with an electric mixture until smooth.
  3. Add one egg, beating until smooth. Gradually add 1/4 cup ground almonds and the flour, beating at low speed until just combined (dough will be sticky).
  4. Cover and chill dough for 1 hour. Roll chilled dough into 1-inch balls; press into bottom and two-thirds up sides of each cup of a miniature muffin pan, or 1 large tart tin.
  5. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  6. To Make Filling:.
  7. In a medium bowl, combine 3/4 cup sugar, melted butter, cream, 2 eggs, the vanilla, the almond extract, 1/2 cup ground almonds, and the lemon zest. Whisk to combine.
  8. Spoon filling mixture into each crust.
  9. Pit and slice apricots. Arrange apricot slices over the top of each tart.
  10. To make glaze, mix apricot jam with a little water, brush over tops of fruit.
  11. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until lightly browned.
  12. Dust tops with icing sugar while still warm.

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