Paw paw and almond tarts

Yield: 8 servings

Measure Ingredient
½ \N 500 g pack fresh puff pastry
75 grams White marzipan; (3oz)
\N \N Grated rind and juice of 1 orange
2 \N Paw paws; peeled, halved and
\N \N ; seeds removed
1 tablespoon Apricot jam
1 teaspoon Icing sugar

Preheat the oven to 200 C, 400 F, Gas Mark 6.

Roll out the pastry on a lightly floured surface and cut out 8 circles, approximately 10cm (4 inches) in diameter.

Roll out the marzipan and cut out 8 slightly smaller circles.

Sprinkle a little orange rind onto the centre of each pastry circle.

Blend together the apricot jam with a little of the orange juice and brush over one side of the marzipan circles.

Stick the marzipan circles onto the pastry.

Thinly slice the paw paws and arrange on top of the marzipan. Brush over a little extra glaze and place on baking trays in the preheated oven for approximately 15 mintues until the pastry is golden.

Notes Serve warm, dusted with icing sugar.A few paw paw seeds may be used to decorate the tarts if liked. Converted by MC_Buster.

NOTES : A simple but attractive pastry dessert, delicious served warm with ice cream or creme fraiche.

Converted by MM_Buster v2.0l.

Similar recipes