Raisin and almond cream tarts

tartelette raisin amande

Delicious autumn dessert, these grape and almond cream tarts are both easy to make and terribly tasty.

Ingredients for 4 people :

  • 300 g shortcrust pastry
  • 400 g of red grapes
  • 2 tbsp. tablespoons icing sugar
  • Almond cream
  • 60 g semi-salted butter
  • 40 g icing sugar
  • 60 g almond powder
  • 1 egg

Raisin and almond cream tarts

– Remove the butter from the refrigerator 1 hour before use.

– Roll out the dough, cut it into rectangles or other shapes, arrange it in individual moulds and prick it with a fork. Place in a cool place while preparing the other ingredients.

– Prepare the almond cream: mix the soft butter and icing sugar in a bowl, then add the almond powder and egg. Mix vigorously.

– Wash the grapes and remove the seeds.

Preheat the oven to 200 °C (th. 6/7).

– On each rectangle of dough, spread a layer of almond cream. Arrange the grapes on top.

Sprinkle with icing sugar.

– Burn. After 10 minutes of cooking, reduce the oven temperature to 180 °C (th. 6).

Continue cooking for 15 minutes.

Serve the tarts sprinkled with icing sugar.

Recipe: A. Beauvais, Photo: F. Hamel