Frangipane and amaretto tart recipes

Plum Frangipane Tart in a Spelt Crust

Plum Frangipane Tart in a Spelt Crust

Spread frangipane mixture into the baked tart shell and smooth with the back of a spatula. It has a rich, nutty quality that is so flavourful, and I think it adds a nice touch to this tart
Pear and chocolate frangipane tart

Pear and chocolate frangipane tart

Repeat with the remaining eggs, one at a time and the Amaretto. I’ve been dying to make this pear and chocolate frangipane tart for a while now so as it was pastry week on GBBO it seemed like the perfect excuse
Balliol Fig Frangipan Tart

Balliol Fig Frangipan Tart

I find if you do this the evening beforeand leave the tart shell in the fridge overnight, it bakes very easily the following day with minimum shrinkage
PLUM & HAZELNUT FRANGIPANE TARTS

PLUM & HAZELNUT FRANGIPANE TARTS

When I was given some free plums around the same time as Domestic Gothess posted this plum and amaretto jam recipe, I knew this jam had to feature in the tarts
Frangipane mince pies

Frangipane mince pies

Gradually beat in the eggs and amaretto (scraping down the sides of the bowl to ensure nothing escapes) until everything is incorporated
Tea Time: Tipsy Blueberry Mini Bakewell Tart

Tea Time: Tipsy Blueberry Mini Bakewell Tart

Divide the frangipane mixture among the four pastry cases by pouring it over the blueberry preserve. Then add the ground almonds, almond schnaps (or amaretto), and the melted butter
Mince pies with pistachio Viennese biscuit topping

Mince pies with pistachio Viennese biscuit topping

Now when I make mince pies I usually go for a shortbread top and bottom, often flavoured with a little cinnamon and a touch of orange zest, but occasionally something like an almond frangipane topping or even a cinnamon crumble topping hits the spot…
Blueberry Brioche

Blueberry Brioche

I love almonds, from marzipan, frangipan, macarons, amaretto and bakewell tart to these almond danish
Rhubarb, rhubarb

Rhubarb, rhubarb

Spoon over the frangipane topping and smooth. More specifically, a rhubarb frangipane tart, maybe with a little splash of Amaretto
Creamy Vanilla & Apricot Smoothie

Creamy Vanilla & Apricot Smoothie

Apricot, Almond and Ricotta Frangipane Tart - Supergolden Bakes. High in Vitamin A and Carotene (both are antioxidants and good for vision)
Strawberry Choux Pastries

Strawberry Choux Pastries

I love almonds, from marzipan, frangipan, macarons, amaretto and bakewell tart to these almond danish
ALMOND DANISH PASTRIES

ALMOND DANISH PASTRIES

I love almonds, from marzipan, frangipan, macarons, amaretto and bakewell tart to these almond danish pastries
Chocolate & Chestnut Dome

Chocolate & Chestnut Dome

I love almonds, from marzipan, frangipan, macarons, amaretto and bakewell tart to these almond danish
Israeli Couscous with Charred Veg & Other Stuff

Israeli Couscous with Charred Veg & Other Stuff

Spread frangipane mixture into the baked tart shell and smooth with the back of a spatula. Arrange sliced plums on top of the mixture, skin-side up, pressing down gently so that they are embedded in the frangipane
Elle’s Frangipane – recipe

Elle’s Frangipane – recipe

Frangipane is a delicious almond based paste used in a variety of desserts, such as pies and flans. Please try my variation on the classic recipe, and let us know how you get on