Once mastered, the frangipane
can be used in many ways.
The filling, a rich frangipane
, is sometimes spiked with a little rum or brandy, and most bakers will hide within the cake a little figurine representing the infant in his manger (most often a dried bean is used) to be found by a lucky member of the family upon whom good luck and gifts are bestowed.
uk) stunning gold-dusted frangipane
mince pies, packed full of juicy cranberries and decorated with rosemary, are both festive and generously portioned.
To show the beverage's food-friendliness, cider pairings are featured in 30 food recipes, from Brussels sprouts salad to salmon chowder, brined quail and poached pear frangipane
2 For the frangipane
, cream the butter and icing sugar in a free- standing mixer or with an electric hand whisk until light and fluffy.
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RHUBARB AND RASPBERRY FRANGIPANE
TART (SERVES 6) INGREDIENTS For the rhubarb compote: 400g rhubarb, cut into 3cm lengths 100g caster sugar For the pastry: 200g unsalted butter, softened 100g icing sugar egg yolks 250g plain flour Pinch of salt For the tart filling: 100g unsalted butter, at room temperature 100g icing sugar eggs, lightly beaten 100g ground almonds 1tsp rum (optional) For the creme Chantilly: 284ml carton double cream 1tbsp caster sugar Seeds from 1 vanilla pod METHOD 1.
After the dough is rolled out (which, thanks to the cream cheese, is relatively painless to do), the frangipane
and the strawberry compote are layered on top.
Following hot on the heels of Brakes' award-winning Cherry and Frangipane
Tart, Blueberry & Frangipane
is the latest addition to the fold, ready to capitalise on the huge popularity of the berry both in and out of home.
The first contestants must cook a Steak Diane, while the remaining three have to create a pistachio, frangipane
and raspberry tart couple with a white chocolate creme anglaise in 25 minutes.
Tonight the first six hopefuls test their basic skills - if you can call a steak Diane or pistachio, frangipane
and raspberry tart, er, basic.
Chill while you prepare the pears and make the frangipane