French King Cake

By Pie Queen on January 25, 2008

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Ingredients

    1. 1 (17 1/3 ounce) packages puff pastry sheets, thawed
    2. 1/2 cup butter
    3. 2/3 cup sugar
    4. 1 cup powderd almonds
    5. 2 eggs
    6. 1/4 cup flour

Directions

  1. Frangipane - Cream the butter and sugar together.
  2. Mix in the almond flour.
  3. Add the eggs one at a time, to gradually incorporate them.
  4. Fold the flour into the mixture.
  5. Assemble - Place 1 sheet of pastry into a 9" tart pan.
  6. Spread the frangipane mixture over the top.
  7. Place the remaining pastry on top.
  8. Trim the edges and seal. Make a couple of vents in the top.
  9. Bake at 350F for 30 minutes until the pastry is golden.
  10. Allow to cool.