Pear meringue tart

Pear meringue tart

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Team

Editorial Team at Kitchen Stories

Difficulty

Medium 👍

Preparation

40 min

Baking

25 min

Resting

0 min

Ingredients

2Servings
25 g
almond cookies
8⅓ g
hazelnuts
13⅓ g
butter (melted)
½
pears
lemon
orange
tbsp
honey
stick
cinnamon
star anis
cloves
16⅔ g
almond slivers
½ cl
brandy
vanilla bean (seed)
6⅔ g
sultanas
½
egg whites
11⅔ g
sugar
water
MetricImperial

Utensils

food processor, oven, tart tin, cutting board, knife, zester, wooden spoon, sauce pan, sieve, large bowl, standing mixer or hand mixer, rubber spatula

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Nutrition per serving

Cal276
Fat15 g
Protein5 g
Carb29 g
  • Step 1/7

    Preheat oven to 180°C/355°F. In a food processor, combine almond cookies, hazelnuts and melted butter. Blend until smooth.
    • 25 g almond cookies
    • 8⅓ g hazelnuts
    • 13⅓ g butter (melted)
    • food processor
    • oven

    Preheat oven to 180°C/355°F. In a food processor, combine almond cookies, hazelnuts and melted butter. Blend until smooth.

  • Step 2/7

    Press base into bottom and up sides of tarte tin (greased if necessary).
    • tart tin

    Press base into bottom and up sides of tarte tin (greased if necessary).

  • Step 3/7

    Peel pears, remove core, and cut into small cubes.
    • ½ pears
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Peel pears, remove core, and cut into small cubes.

  • Step 4/7

    Zest citrus fruit. Then, combine pears, spices, honey, lemon and orange zest, and a little bit of water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil and let simmer for approx. 15 min. Drain.
    • lemon
    • orange
    • stick cinnamon
    • star anis
    • cloves
    • tbsp honey
    • water
    • zester
    • wooden spoon
    • sauce pan
    • sieve

    Zest citrus fruit. Then, combine pears, spices, honey, lemon and orange zest, and a little bit of water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil and let simmer for approx. 15 min. Drain.

  • Step 5/7

    In a bowl, mix together pears, almond slivers, brandy, vanilla seeds, and sultanas. Place mixture on top of the base.
    • 16⅔ g almond slivers
    • ½ cl brandy
    • vanilla bean (seed)
    • 6⅔ g sultanas
    • wooden spoon
    • large bowl

    In a bowl, mix together pears, almond slivers, brandy, vanilla seeds, and sultanas. Place mixture on top of the base.

  • Step 6/7

    With a standing mixer or a hand mixer beat egg whites until stiff. As soon as they begin to foam, gradually add sugar. The bowl and the beater should be free from any kind of grease to create the desired consistency.
    • ½ egg whites
    • 11⅔ g sugar
    • standing mixer or hand mixer

    With a standing mixer or a hand mixer beat egg whites until stiff. As soon as they begin to foam, gradually add sugar. The bowl and the beater should be free from any kind of grease to create the desired consistency.

  • Step 7/7

    Place meringue on top of the tart filling. Bake in preheated oven at 180°C/355°F for approx. 10 min. until lightly colored.
    • oven
    • rubber spatula

    Place meringue on top of the tart filling. Bake in preheated oven at 180°C/355°F for approx. 10 min. until lightly colored.

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Pear meringue tart

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