Frangipani Flan (Tart)

Susan Shaw

By
@susanlaneshaw

This is a recipe I got from a neighbor when we were living in England. It's like a marzipan and sooo easy.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
10-12
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

2 Tbsp
of jam - any choice: apricot, raspberry, marmelade are good
2 oz
butter, softened
2 oz
fine (caster) sugar
1
large egg
2 oz
ground almonds (i grind mine in processor)
2 tsp
pure almond essence
1/2 oz
self rising flour

ICING

8 oz
confectioners' sugar
5-6 tsp
hot water

Step-By-Step

1Make a pastry case (or use store-bought) to line a 7 inch removable bottom tart pan and place the pastry in the tart pan.
2Spread the jam on the uncooked pastry case. Sometimes I add a tad more jam if it looks skimpy. You need a very thin layer, however.
3Cream the butter and sugar in a small bowl.
4Beat in the egg, then,
5Stir in the ground almonds, almond essence and flour.
6Transfer filling mixture to the tart case, spreading evenly.
7Bake in the center of a 325 degree oven for about 30 minutes.
8Place on rack to cool; remove ring and frost with the icing.
9Sprinkle sliced or slivered almonds on icing for garnish

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Other Tag: Quick & Easy