Good morning, Today we prepare together a tart with frangipane cream and fresh plums, a really delicious cake. You know the frangipane cream? The French call it cream Lentini, because it is made with almonds, finely chopped (also a very coarse almond flour). The other ingredients are butter, sugar, eggs and very little flour, and if you use cornstarch or potato starch will get a fabulous cream and gluten free. Is’ a rich and tasty stuffing, definitely sweet, and it goes very well with preserves or fruits slightly tart taste. On my YouTube channel you will find many videos dessert recipes and more.
The frangipane cream is perfect filling for a tart fruit other than the usual, or even alone in cocotte for an easy and delicious gratin, maybe covered with almond flakes and fresh fruit. This sweet, I did using the Santa Rosa plums, it would also be perfect with the late peaches, like those of Leonforte Igp. If you accompanied the tart with frangipane cream and fresh plums with ice cream, It shares it a refined and elegant dessert, perfect for a dinner with friends, or just for a small daily cuddle.
Wanting to, you could take the opportunity and also prepare SPICY PLUM JAM, really delicious, and use as a jam inside the tart. Like this, the taste of this exquisite dessert will be even more special and intense. Among other things, this way you'll jam for many future breakfasts and you can fill countless cakes and tarts.
Is, if you like plums, Also try all my RECIPES WITH PLUMS, for greedy breakfasts, including also find some savory recipes such as STUFFED PORK LOIN OF PRUNES, very unusual and delicious. Have a good day.
DOSES FOR PIE OF 24 CM DIAMETER EDGES HIGH:
250 grams of pastry, for the recipe, please click here
125 grams soft butter, at room temperature
125 grams of caster sugar
125 grams of finely chopped almonds
25 grams of flour or cornstarch or potato starch
75 grams of eggs (1 egg and a half)
a tablespoon of brandy or rum or maraschino (Optional)
grated rind of one lemon organic
a pinch of salt
Before starting to prepare the tart with frangipane cream and fresh plums, you have to make the pastry, you can also prepare a day in advance and refrigerate. Prepare the pastry by following the recipe indicated here, then leave it to stand in a refrigerator, covered with plastic wrap, for at least an hour. When the dough is well cool, grease and flour the cake tin, roll out the dough with a rolling pin and coat the pan on the bottom and sides. Prick the surface with the prongs of a fork and place the Pan in the refrigerator for thirty minutes.
While the pastry cools, prepare the cream frangipani: put the butter and sugar in a bowl and whip with an electric mixer until the mixture is puffy and fluffy. Add the ground almonds and flour, always working the mixture with whips. Then add the eggs, a few at a time, and finally the liquor. Whip the cream until frangipane to mix everything and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 180 degrees static. Cover the bottom of the tart with a thin layer of plum (about half a centimetre), then pour the cream frangipani and level it with a spoon.
Slice the plums and arrange them on the cake, pressing down slightly, so they completely covered. Sprinkle with a little 'granulated sugar and bake the tart with frangipane cream and fresh plums for 40 minutes or until the pastry is golden and filling swollen and with a crust on the surface. Allow to cool the tart with frangipane cream and fresh plums, Sprinkle with icing sugar and serve. Bon appétit!