Dianne – there is no liquid in the pie dough (aside from the egg yolk). With all respect, it sounds like your oven runs hot. Bake tart until crust is golden and filling thickens and darkens, about 30 minutes. Do you mean that the frangipane took a long time to turn golden and puff up in the oven? I always weigh my ingredients in metric and my almond flour (Kirkland Brand) came out to 80g for a cup. So delicious! 2 cups (240 grams) unbleached all-purpose flour, 1 stick and 3 tablespoons (155 grams) cold unsalted butter, cubed, 1 tablespoon vanilla bean paste (or 1 vanilla bean, scraped, or 1 tablespoon vanilla extract), 2 strips lemon peel (without the pith), plus half a lemon, 1 stick (4 oz; 115 grams) unsalted butter, softened, 1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon (115 grams) granulated sugar, 1 tablespoon (15 grams) unbleached all-purpose flour, lightly sweetened whipped cream (optional). Usually I modify recipes to meet my standards but this one has no need for improvement. As is the case with many tart recipes, this pear frangipane tart requires you to blind-bake the tart dough prior to adding the filling. To be honest, I could just eat the pears by themselves, they are so yummy after being poached! I had some pears left over and some almond flour, and this recipe was just what I needed love it. All I have is a 9 inch tart pan. Admittedly, I do it for my perfectionist self. I made this tart back in January and it came out beautifully. Some commercial unsalted butters have higher moisture content than others. of the sugar mixture. This crust never shrinks on me either. I will definitely be trying more of your recipes. I’m a baking noob and this was my first tart ever and also first time making crust from scratch. Remember that you will be cooling the pears in the liquid, so do not overcook. This would make an excellent dessert for Thanksgiving or enjoyed over the rest of the holiday season. I just made this for Christmas dessert and it was amazing! … I like to add fresh lemon zest, a touch of dark rum (optional), and pure vanilla extract. Make an x shaped cut at the bottom of each peach and blanch the peaches in the boiling water for about 1 minute. The cream swallowed one of my pears, but from the comments I see it could be that that pear was on the small side. I know flour is super hard to come by right now, so I apologize for any disappointment, but this wouldn’t be a good recipe to try right now without the right ingredients! Tastes even better the next day! Before serving, dust lightly with powdered sugar. Our neighbors gave us a box of Harry & David pears, so, as thanks, I cooked 3 of them into this tart today and gave them back, haha! While this dessert recipe is more time-intensive than others, nearly every component (the tart dough, poached pears, and frangipane) can be made in advance to reduce prep time the day of baking. Ideally, you want to be able to remove it from the tart pan too (which is why I recommend a tart pan with a removable bottom) Definitely possible, but I can’t give any specific recommendations on adapting it. I scale my ingredients – but if you are using measuring cups, be sure to fluff the flour and spoon it gently into a measuring cup, then level. Notify me of follow-up comments via e-mail. I might recommend your favorite other gluten free flour alt like coconut, to give it a different flavor as it’s quite strong in the frangipane and I think having the tart crust a different texture/flavor break from the almond is nice. Even though the frangipane in my pie did not firm up, It is still super yummy!!! It’s definitely not ideal at all, because the fill would be fairly shallow and the crust wouldn’t properly fill a pie plate. I’ve never used that flour substitute, but glad to know that you could adapt it slightly to make it work for you! I also made the frangipane ahead of time to let the almond flour absorb the moisture from the eggs to even-out the consistency. Using a large spoon, gently lower the cored, whole pears into the poaching liquid. The all purpose just thickens it a bit, and provides some gluten for structure. The poaching liquid can be kept, discarded, or used to store the poached pears. Trim the seeds and core and toss the slices in the sugar. This is the first time that I’ve ever received a review on this recipe that states that the tart nearly burned – it simply does not make sense that that would happen in that short of a period. Sorry to hear that you didn’t enjoy it. Other recipes I’ve since checked out (one of which I’ve tried) have the oven at 375 to blind bake (10 minutes, then 5 minutes as opposed to 20 and 15), and then (like this recipe) 375 to bake the frangipane (40 minutes). Pour in enough of the boiling water from the kettle to come halfway up the side of the pie plate. My family has been ordering Royal Riviera pears over the holiday season for as long as I can remember. it was absolutely delicious. Got a bit crispy on the tops! Get Peach Pear Tart Recipe from Food Network You can also find 1000s of Food Network's best recipes from top chefs, shows and experts. Do you think that will be alright? Hi! Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until puffed and golden brown. I’m actually just leaving a comment now to let you know that this has become my go to tart crust recipe. Add to fruit, toss gently to coat. It’s a pretty traditional addition to frangipane, but I have a feeling you could leave it out without any issues (or substitute it with a GF 1:1 flour blend if you have it, or just additional almond flour). Spoon into pastry case, arrange the peach slices across the top in a pattern and bake for 30-40 mins until golden. This was perfect! Peel the pears, leaving the stem on, and gently rub each pear with the lemon half to prevent the pears from oxidizing. For the commenters who said their crust was too dry but they measured precisely, perhaps it was the quality of butter. It will resemble a sugar cookie dough in texture. Brush or drizzle 1 to 2 Tbsp. I recently tried a crust made of a mix of almond flour, oatmeal flour and unbleached flour. Wonderful recipe! One other comment about the crust– I made it last night and pressed it into the pan while it was still soft because I didn’t want to bother rolling it out later once it had gotten cold. Please note that this is similar to a cookie dough (pate sucree) than a pie dough. My tart came out great! This one’s a keeper for sure. The best substitute would be (maybe) a GF flour substitute. My 4 month old ended up in the hospital and Christmas is being postponed for 2 weeks. So sorry to hear this news and hope your child is OK/recovering! Fold in edges to form a 1cm border. They’re incredible, always arrive in perfect condition, and never ever disappoint. You can also brush the top with a simple apricot glaze for shine if you desire. They are very different, and it shouldn’t require any water! Peach and pistachio tart July 17, 2016 by Caroline's Cooking This peach and pistachio tart is a delicious summer dessert combining soft, sweet peach, a pistachio frangipane and a crisp base. Amazing tart. You can test whether the pears are done by piercing the pear (through the bottom end) with a paring knife. If you’re referring to the tart dough, unfortunately the answer is no. Thank you for taking the time to leave a review – it is very much appreciated by me (and other readers). BUT I loved this recipe otherwise and will be doing it again just with the adjusted temps . Once done pressed into a pan it was fine. My crust and tart almost burned! Mine was the same as Sachi’s after following the recipe. Your Pear Frangipane Tart looks amazing!!! I then had to try and salvage it for the second part of the blind bake and then the proper 40 minute bake using tinfoil. With all of your answers to the comments and tips and shared knowledge of the baking times and crust dough consistency, I feel pretty confident at being able to adapt this beautiful dessert into darling individual portions, just as beautiful as the full-sized version. Vanilla is a flavoring agent – not structural to the recipe, so you can always adjust or adapt vanilla in any recipe. For this tart recipe, we’ll be poaching whole cored pears in a simple syrup infused with cinnamon sticks, star anise pods, and vanilla bean. I’m sorry to say that, but I don’t want to inform you otherwise and have you waste any ingredients. I slid the tart pan into a plastic bag and refrigerated it overnight. I also wrapped my crust with foil for the second bake as it was pretty much done after the first and it prevented it from over-cooking. I weighed and measured it twice just to be sure, and yep 80g a cup, so I added another scant 1/2 cup (35g) to adhere to the weight specified in the recipe and I’m glad I did, as the frangipane baked up just fine. So happy to hear that!! The dough  came together great and cooked up buttery golden brown. The recipe looks classic and well-thought out and perfect for my event. I’m using a different gluten free tart crust, just wondering about the purpose of the flour in the filling? , I do not have a food processor. Just tried this with conference pears as that is all i had. Thanks for the feedback Laura! Sorry if this question has been asked already. Hope this helps! For this I used cheap store-brand butter and the dough was ideally moist. 10 Affordable Everyday Food Photography Backgrounds, 3 Harry & David Royal Riviera Pears, firm yet slightly ripe, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NqWvxLkzMiw. almond flour. Hope this helps!! vanilla 1 1/2 c. flour 1 c. walnuts, chopped. You could certainly try, but I’m worried it would impact the texture, particularly of the pears, or result in it being a bit soggy when after defrosting. Thank you again! Ideal for people who don't want to make pastry. As an Amazon Associate and member of other affiliate programs, I earn from qualifying purchases. The frangipane swallowed the pears. I’ve never tried freezing the whole tart. Please let me know how it turns out!! Not too happy with this one. Sprinkle pears with sugar, pear liqueur, and dot with cubes of butter. I’m making these beautiful pear frangipane tarts for the first night’s desert. I was very pleased it did not shrink too much either, as a lot of pastry doughs do! This elegant dessert makes a wonderful dessert over the fall and winter season! Traditional sweet tart dough does not contain any standard liquid like water, I think you might be expecting this to be similar to a pie dough in that way? Let cool slightly. Very very yummy and actually very straightforward to follow for someone (such as myself) who has never made one before. Spread frangipane filling evenly in tart shell. I just made the tart yesterday under self-quarantine. Peach and pear tarts. 1 can (26 ounces) pear halves, drained and thinly sliced lengthwise, Poached Pears in Honey, Ginger and Cinnamon Syrup. Did you use the proportions listed in the recipe? Renassance cuisine. Fabulous tart. Also used peach jam instead of apricot since that's what we had. Serve plain or with whipped cream. It does sound like perhaps you added too much pear, as the entire surface of the tart is definitely not supposed to be covered, and I think perhaps the moisture from the pear (and just having no surface area exposed) would cause some issues. Place chilled pastry atop hot fruit. . Stir to combine. I definitely won’t cover the whole tart with pear next time. My tart was a hit, and was devoured on the spot. Made this a few days ago! A Beautiful Plate is a recipe website dedicated to simplifying the art of cooking and sourdough bread baking. I must say it turned out perfectly. Remove the tart from the oven and brush the pears with the remaining maple syrup mixture. Almond flour does not behave the same way, and it would be a greasy melting mess. It is sometimes referred to as almond cream. I wonder if the flour was potentially over measured, which could also explain why it was drier. Otherwise they will become mushy and overcooked. One important thing to keep in mind when poaching is to always use firm, just barely ripe pears. Try reusing the liquid for poaching other pears or as a simple syrup in cocktails, etc. You said you have not frozen a whole tart. This classic French pear tart is made with a sweet tart dough, poached pears, and frangipane (almond cream). You do not want to allow the pears to fully ripen or they will break down during the poaching process. Hi Jane. I love your photos too – they are so clear and crisp! Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Also, not sure why one side of the crust kinda collapsed but it didn’t cause any major issues. Remove from the heat. Thank you that’s helpful. Thank you for this very well-written and tested recipe. All content is copyright of A BEAUTIFUL PLATE and Laura Davidson, © 2010-2019, unless otherwise noted. The crust was also a bit crumbly like others noted. Learn how your comment data is processed. Glad it worked out well when you pressed it into the pan though, that would definitely work with this type of pastry dough! Nice recipe. This is a Great recipe! Hope you enjoy and would love for you to come back a leave a review/feedback once you make it!! Could this be made in a pie plate instead of a tart pan? Delicious tart! Thaw puff pastry at room temperature for 20 to 30 minutes. On a lightly floured surface, roll out pastry to a 10 by 12-inch rectangle. It is very important to use firm, just barely ripe pears, whenever you are poaching. I followed the recipe with the exception of using 1/2 all-purp flour & 1/2 white whole wheat flour. Alternatively, there is a chance that the crust also gained too much color during the blind-baking, which would also make it brown even more quickly during the final bake. This classic French poached pear tart is made with a sweet tart dough and filled with poached pears and frangipane (almond cream). I’ve tried a lot of different ones but this one consistently works for me and tastes great. Transfer the dough and any smaller pieces to a clean countertop, and knead - pressing the dough down with the heel of your hand - until it is completely smooth. I would also watch the baking times a bit more closely too. Prepare the Tart Dough: Lightly grease a 10-inch tart pan with a removable bottom and set aside. I had trouble with the bake. Hand picked at peak maturity, Royal Riviera pears are buttery, sweet, and incredibly juicy. Melt the butter with the sugar in a large pan. Superb. The pears should be tender, yet not at all mushy. I do have a feeling that people are not being patient and processing enough – so I have added additional notes and clarification into the instructions to make it clearer. Bake until firm in the center and lightly browned on top, about 40 minutes. Once baked, you’ll want to allow the tart to cool almost completely before serving. Hi Nickie! Sorry I can’t be more helpful! While it’s tempting to just enjoy them on their own, Royal Riviera pears are fabulous for baking, as they have a very buttery texture and maintain their shape extremely well. Spoon apples and/or pears into centers of tarts. I am attending a ladies dinner and then a ladies brunch the next day to get to know the ladies at my new church, and the events are french-food themed. Thanks for a great recipe! Just before serving, dust the tart lightly with confectioners’ sugar. On a lightly floured surface, roll the chilled dough into a large circle about nine inches in diameter. Boil 1 to 2 minutes or until slightly thickened. Appreciate you taking the time to leave your review! However, I do have a question. Unfold the thawed puff pastry on a lightly floured surface. Brush peach glaze over entire tart, both fruit and pastry. 1. With a dry pastry brush, brush away any excess flour. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Everyone loved the tart and so did I. I wrapped the edge in foil once the crust was filled to prevent the edges from getting too dark. Roll just a bit to a thickness of about 1/8 … The poaching liquid should almost completely cover the pears. I’m all about edible gifts at this time of year. Thank you for your comment and I’m really sorry to hear that. This recipe is a great idea to try with them! Like I said, I did it by the book but after the first blind bake the pastry crust was already browning! Sprinkle with walnuts. Former Chef at two restaurants in Washington DC in the early eighties. 2 small firm, ripe pears, such as Bartlett or Anjou (3/4 pound total), peeled, cored, and cut into 1/2-inch slices 1 large egg white, lightly beaten Directions I fully came to appreciate frangipane in culinary school. ), and ensures a crisp, buttery texture that balances the softer pear frangipane filling. Wow this is really beautiful ! Or maybe it is because I covered the whole frangipane with pears, so it is harder to get the frangipane? If the crust is browning too quickly – and the frangipane has not set (you definitely don’t want to undercook the filling – I would suggest creating a ring of foil to lightly cover the edges of the crust while it finishes baking, as people do with pie crusts, etc. In a small bowl, lightly beat together egg and 1 tablespoon water to create an egg wash. With the pastry brush, brush entirety of dough sheet surface with egg wash. Drizzle fruit in each tart with 2 tsp. Will that cause issues for the filling in terms of cooking? What kind of pears can I use if I don’t have royal riviera pears? Return the poaching liquid to a low simmer, cover the surface of the pot with a parchment round, and simmer the pears, occasionally flipping them during the cooking process, for about 12 to 15 minutes or until tender. The egg yolk provides some liquid – that and the butter should be what brings the dough together. Any leftovers can be kept at room temperature for 1-2 days. Hi, is there a reason the pears are cored before poaching or could they be poached whole and cored just before they go on the tart? it was my first try, and i wll try it again. Bosc pears don’t fall apart under long poaching times, that is why I have poached them in aromatic spices and red wine for deserts. Preheat oven to hot, 200°C. But one should definitely be careful to not overbake the crust on the blind bake, as the second bake with the filling and pears is another 45 mins or so. I will add to my collection! My only thought is that you might be measuring your flour differently (and as a result, resulting in a drier texture). Thanks for getting back to me! Do you think it is because of my oven temperature? Thanks. However, it is also VERY common for ovens to run hot (or cold), so having a separate oven thermometer will always ensure more consistent results, especially if your crust was burning. Pears are sliced thinly, tossed in spices and then layered on top of the tart. Hi Cynthia! I made this yesterday and ended up arranging the pears in a way that still allowed the frangipane to rise. Otherwise known as la tarte bourdaloue. I followed the recipe exactly as written and had no issues…well actually, instead of anise, I used ginger in the poaching liquid. My appreciative friends and family rarely discern the difference! I ended up taking the tart out after 25 minutes and was so thankful I checked on it or my Thanksgiving dessert would have been ruined. Beth, This dough is a bit tricky to make without a food processor. A classic French tart made with pate brisee (sweet tart dough), poached pears, and frangipane (almond cream). Let cool slightly. Ours was beautifully golden brown and I dumbly decided to throw it under the broiler for a moment to make the pears a bit more golden. STEP 1. Cool the pears to room temperature in the poaching liquid. STEP 2. But I did have a discrepancy. We don’t know if the whipped cream is (optional) in our opinion though :-)!! I followed all the directions to a T and double checked myself afterward. I like to garnish it with a simple dusting of sugar. Once the dough holds together when squeezed, transfer it from the bowl to a sheet of plastic wrap. Again, though, add however much vanilla you like! While you can flavor frangipane any number of ways, the frangipane filling for this tart is kept fairly traditional. Loved it, thanks for the recipe. Tuck dough edges around fruit. Using melon baller or small paring knife, core the pears from the bottom end. Thank you for being so detailed. No, it shouldn’t be like this. Set aside. How else can I prepare the dough? Maybe I need to check the temp of my oven? Here you'll find a mixture of elegant, yet approachable recipes and tips to help you become a more confident cook! My base actually cracked but I googled how to fix it and it came out perfectly fine. We used it constantly for various applications and its ability to transform desserts never ceased to amaze me. All of your directions were spot on. This morning it was chilled and ready to fill. All rights reserved. Cook until the sugar has dissolved and the mixture has become a golden-brown caramel. I used wild Baltimore City pears. Baked this Tart today. Heat on high for 15 seconds at a time until preserves have melted, stirring each time. I didn’t have almond flour, so I just food processed almonds to tiny bits. And watch videos demonstrating recipe prep and cooking techniques. But it is not. Cook over medium heat until caramel is bubbling thickly, about 20 minutes. Dust with powdered sugar just before serving or serve with lightly sweetened whipped cream. It turned our really nice although too sweet for my taste. if i don’t have all purpose flour could i use almond flour as a substitute? Would you suggest I increase it next time? Slice the pears in half lengthwise, and then cut lengthwise into 1/4-inch thick slices. When you bake yours how do you achieve the beautiful golden brown pears? Quickly turn skillet upside down to invert tart. This is wonderful! Sorry I can’t be more helpful. The frangipane would not firm up for a long time, so I ended up baking the tart for almost an hour and a half so that the frangipane wouldn’t be too runny. I brainstormed a few ideas, but kept coming back to one of my favorite desserts of all-time: pear frangipane tart. In keeping with tradition, this pear tart uses poached pears for the filling. All around an excellent recipe! So glad you enjoyed it! I’ve had no trouble getting the dough to come together and it’s so easy to make. Made gluten free with King Arthur 1:1 gluten free flour for crust. Yes, some people have had similar issues, but I re-tested this dough just the other day with the exact weight measurements and had no issues. I listed some options because I know people are working with different things. Cut pastry sheet into four equal squares. Hi Victoria! Thank you for the recipe. … Dad said it was the best Christmas dessert he’s had in years! C. Hi does the pie crust looks very crumbly that it breaks when you hold it? I am going to make this tart for a gathering of friends on Thursday, I’ll let you know how it goes! Stay safe and well. I’m a professionally trained chef. Serve immediately with remaining nectarine-peach … flavor! Brush top of this rim with egg wash as well. … post it on instagram and tag it #abeautifulplate. very nice approach. Add the pear halves and cook until caramelised all over. It was lovely. I would always suggest having a separate oven thermometer, as it is VERY common that oven calibrations are off by as much as 25+ degrees. Bake 7 to 10 minutes more or until pastry is light brown. Along all 4 sides, fold over a 1/2-inch of the edge to create a ridged border around pastry. Can I replace the all-purpose flour in the filling with almond flour to make it gluten free? It ensures that the tart dough is cooked through completely, gains a deep golden color (aka. Combine butter and 1/3 cup sugar in bowl. Pronounced fran-juh-pan, frangipane is a dessert filling made from ground almonds, butter, eggs, sugar, and small amount of unbleached all-purpose flour. Posts may contain Amazon Associate or RewardStyle affiliate links. True, you must shepherd the oven temp and time. I always recommend using a scale if possible or fluffing, spooning, and leveling the flour to get as close to scaling as possible. They make for a wonderful holiday gift to send to friends and family too. Your email address will not be published. Transfer to an ungreased baking sheet. To echo some of the comments above, the only flaw with this recipe I found was with the over temperature/cook time. Prick pastry (inside the rim) all over with a fork (this ensures that the dough inside the border does not puff up like the outer rim will). Heat oven to 400°F. Usually the expensive butters, like Irish or Amish rolled, are much denser and lower in moisture, sometimes just enough to make a dough seem dry when it’s assembled. Very yummy, I may add a bit more lemon zest to both filling and crust. Hi Laura! Thanks! Hi, is the measurement correct for poaching the pears with the vanilla bean paste? Overall it came out great and looked beautiful. Frangipane is made from finely ground almonds, aka. It was delicious. You can do it by hand, this (extremely old) video shows the process: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NqWvxLkzMiw. Hi Ang! The pears should still be visible and not swallowed by the frangipane – that would happen if perhaps the pears were overcooked or you used smaller pears? I am going to try to make them as individual 3.5″ tartlets, and will be sure to let you know how that goes. Press down … © 2020 Discovery or its subsidiaries and affiliates. Real vanilla beans are incredibly flavorful, so I find that you really don’t need nearly as much as you would extract/paste product to get the same effect. How did you get the dough to hold together without any liquid?? 2. Cut each pear into quarters, remove the core and cut each quarter into 3 or 4 slices. Tasted like it came from a fancy French bakery, the whole family was very impressed. It rises as it bakes, and has a wonderful texture and almond flavor that beautifully compliments pears. Exquisite pear and almond tart video recipe from Rachel Allen. Don’t care for anise so I left that out and used vanilla extract and cinnamon powder in place of vanilla paste and cinnamon sticks but otherwise followed recipe exactly. I love the little bit of salt in there and the lemon zest adds great flavor. BAVARIAN PEACH/PEAR TART : CRUST: 1 c. butter 2/3 c. sugar 1 tsp. Pour the chocolate-pear mixture into the prepared dish, and set the dish in the roasting pan. I just made this tart last night and had a piece for breakfast!!! While tart is baking, combine peach preserves and peach nectar in a microwave-safe bowl. Have you frozen individial slices before? We’re home now and I was wondering if I could make it now, as my pears are perfect for poaching, and then freeze the whole tart for two weeks? Once tart has finished baking, remove from oven. It is a delicate dough, so it may crack or split a bit, but it can be pressed together in the tart pan without any issue. Yes! easy to burn near the finish. Blind baking adds another step to this recipe, but is very important for the final result. It has become a long-standing tradition and one we look forward to each year. Place the tart under the broiler until the pastry is a deeper golden color, 30 seconds to 1 minute, watching it carefully to prevent the pastry from burning. Drizzle tarts with … This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Hope this helps! Unfold. Serve or transfer the pears to a large container and refrigerate for up to one week. Turned our really nice although too sweet for my perfectionist self ll want to allow the pears with sugar pear. 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