fig, honey and almond tart

  • 130g unsalted butter, softened
  • ¾ cup (165g) caster sugar
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon rind
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated orange rind
  • 1 vanilla bean, split and seeds scraped
  • 3 eggs
  • 1½ cups (180g) almond meal
  • ½ cup (75g) plain flour, sifted
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder, sifted
  • 1 cup (80g) flaked almonds
  • 6 figs, quartered
  • ¼ cup (90g) honey
  1. Preheat oven to 160°C. Lightly grease a 28cm fluted loose-bottomed tart tin. Place the butter, sugar, lemon and orange rind and vanilla seeds in the bowl of an electric mixer and beat for 6–8 minutes, or until light and fluffy.
  2.  Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add the almond meal, flour and baking powder and mix to combine. Fold in the flaked almonds. Spoon into the tart tin and spread until smooth.
  3. Place the figs into the almond filling, pressing down slightly. Place the tart tin on a baking tray and cook for 45 minutes, or until golden. Remove from the oven and, while still hot, brush with the honey. Makes 1 tart.
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donna hay team

Hi Bec, yes absolutely - enjoy! The DH team

Bec Cook

Can this Tart be served cooled after it’s been honey glazed?

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