French-style Pear Tart: a gorgeous autumn recipe

Published Sunday, Nov 9 2014, 11:00 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
A delicious autumnal pudding is an essential for the colder months and we think this pear tart does the trick nicely.

Thin slices of pear are placed on top of a sweet and crispy pastry for a truly satisfying dessert. Serve with crème fraîche and enjoy!

Thin pear tart

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  • 1/2 Puff Pastry Sheet
  • 5 Organic Pears
  • 100g Soft Organic Butter
  • 100g Caster Sugar
  • 120g Ground Almonds
  • 2 Medium Organic Eggs, beaten
  • 20g. Demerara Sugar
  • 25g Melted Organic Butter
  • Organic Crème Fraîche to serve


1 Whisk butter and sugar until creamy.

2 Stir in the almond powder then the eggs and leave to set in the fridge. Remove ten minutes before using.

3 Cut a large rectangle of the pastry, fold in 1cm border along the edge and prick the pastry all over with a fork.

4 Spread the almond cream to cover the base.

5 Peel and slice pears into about 3mm thick slices and alternate layers.

6 Brush with the melted butter and sprinkle with the Demerara sugar.

7 Bake in oven in 180 degrees Celsius for about 30minutes until pastry is crispy and golden and the pears are cooked.

8 Serve with Organic crème fraîche.

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