Almond tartlets

Question. What is an almond tartlet?
Answer. Almond tartlet is a tart that is filled with almond cream and topped with sliced almonds.  It is then baked and glazed to perfection.


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Tips when making almond tartlets

  • If the tart dough was prepared the night before, the tart dough will be a bit stiff. Working the dough for about half a minute, will give you tart dough that can be easily rolled out.
  • For demonstration purposes, the cookie cutter used in our video, was not large enough so more dough had to be added for the sides. It is preferable to use a bigger cookie cutter so that you don't have to manipulate the dough so much.
  • Raspberry jam can be either home-made or already prepared (as shown in the video).
  • Once you add the sliced almonds, you may wrap the raw tartlet in plastic wrap and freeze. You may freeze for about a month. You may bake right out of the freezer, at 180deg. C (350deg. F) for about 20-30 minutes or until nicely colored.
  • Read manufacturer's instructions on how to use the apricot glaze.
  • Apply the apricot glaze, while tartlets are still hot right out of the oven.
  • Remove the fluted tartlet mold while tartlets are still quite hot.

 

Please follow this link in order to view our recipe and step-by-step video instructions on how to make almond tartlets.

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