Berry & Frangipane Tart

makes a 20 x 30cm tart

It’s a fruity little number!

Ingredients

  • 1 sheet puff pastry
  • 300g frozen mixed berries
  • 80g butter, softened
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • 75g caster sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tbsp plain flour
  • 120g ground almonds

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 220°C/425°F. Grease a 20 x 30cm tin.
  2. Fold out the pastry to cover the base and sides of the tin. Gently press into the tin, prick all over with a fork and place in the freezer for five minutes.
  3. Top with baking beans and bake blind for 5 minutes. Remove from the oven, cool for 5 minutes and reduce the oven temperature to 180°C/350°F.
  4. To make the frangipane, place the butter, extract, sugar and egg yolks in a bowl, beat until light and fluffy, then stir in the flour and ground almonds. Spread over the pastry base, sprinkle on the berries and bake for about 25-30 minutes, or until golden brown

Tip: We used blackberries, blueberries, raspberries and redcurrants, but you could use any combination of frozen berries.