Monday, March 10, 2008


Ingredients for Tart Base:

100gm cold butter
200gm plain flour
40gm Icing sugar
1 small egg (about 42gm)
1/4 tsp salt

Ingredient for Frangipane fillings:

100gm soften butter
100gm castor sugar
1 small egg
100gm ground almond
25gm cake flour

some strawberry jam (or any jam of your preference)


1) Sieved plain flour and icing sugar together, add
salt, mix well

2) Cut cold butter into small pieces and rub into
plain flour and icing sugar mixture, till it
resembles bread crumbs

3) Lightly beat egg and add into (2) to form a
platable dough, leave aside to rest for 20 mins

4) While pastry dough is resting, cream soften
butter and castor sugar till light and fluffy

5) Add egg and continue creaming till well

6) Add cake flour and ground almond to
mixture till well combined to form Frangipane

7) Take a small amount of pastry dough, roll to
a round, flatten and press into pre-grease mini
tarts mold, trim away any excess

8) Spoon a little jam into tart, then cover with
Frangipane fillings

9) Bake in pre-heated 180 degree celsius oven
for about 20 mins or till golden brown.

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