Frangipane Pithivier

Recipe by Manami
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Mix 1 egg with water, set aside.
  • Place almonds and sugar in food processor.
  • Cover and pulse on and off until finely ground, about 1 minute.
  • Add 1 egg and continue to pulse until smooth paste forms.
  • Add butter, a little bit at a time, pulsing after each addition.
  • Scrape down sides of bowl.
  • Add remaining egg and pulse until smooth.
  • Add flour and Amaretto and pulse until just blended.
  • Unfold 1 pastry sheet.
  • Place sheet in 9" tart pan.
  • Top with almond mixture.
  • Unfold remaining pastry sheet and place on top.
  • Trim pastry sheet to fit.
  • Crimp edges and cut decorative slits in top.
  • Brush with egg mixture.
  • Bake 45 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Cool in pan on wire rack.
  • Serve with Chocolate Almond Sauce, if desired.*.
  • *If using, divide amount of almonds in half and save one half to garnish the slices of the tart.
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