Frangipani Flan (Tart)

Susan Shaw


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


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15 Min
30 Min


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


8 oz
confectioners' sugar
5-6 tsp
hot water

How to Make Frangipani Flan (Tart)


  • 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

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About Frangipani Flan (Tart)

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

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