Pies & Tarts

Pies & Tarts, Recipe

Mixed Fruit Crumble

Yield: One 10 to 11-inch pie, 10 servings Background: The flavors of juicy ripe peaches, blueberries and almond paste blend in this end of season mixed fruit crumble with an almond topping.  Use it on a pie dish full of your favorite fall fruits. It is great with plums, sliced apples or […]

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Gluten-Free Whoopie Pies

Yield: Yield goes here Background: What can we say about Whoopie Pies that hasn’t already been said? There is something irresistible about the combination of the fudgy cocoa cake and the sweet fluffy filling. It may not be an everyday food but surely an occasional treat. We wanted to make […]

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Pumpkin Mousse Tart

Yield: Varies depending on the size of tart molds used Background: These individual pastries, a Pumpkin Mousse Tart, combine our Blanched Almond Flour in short tart dough filled with creamy pumpkin mousse. Visit our Inspiration Lookbook Volume 1 to see this and many more recipes from some of the finest […]

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Frangipane Apple Tart

Yield: 12 ½ ounces frangipane filling, enough for two or three 9-inch tarts Background: Pastry Chef Michelangelo La Mendola’s frangipane apple tart is both delicious and deceptively simple to make. Now his bakeshop recipe is available for home cooks. Use good quality frozen puff pastry available at most grocery stores. Be […]

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Almond Cheesecake Pie

Yield: One 10-inch pie, 8 to 10 servings Background:This almond cheesecake batter is the perfect filling for fresh berry pies. The tartness of the cream cheese accents the sweet notes in the fruit. And the filling holds up longer than a custard or pastry cream especially when baked in a graham […]

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Almond Rhubarb Slab Pie

Yield: 8 to 10 servings Background:This rustic rhubarb pie looks like a giant turnover. Our Almond Schmear spread on the dough before baking gives the crust a delicate almond flavor.  (And almond Frangipane filling would be just as delicious.)  A slab pie is very easy to make and serve. We think […]

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Lemon Meringue Almond Tart

Yield: 10 to 12 Servings Background: Few can resist the combination of lemon and meringue. We’ve refined the classic pie into an elegant lemon meringue almond tart.  Our tart begins with a nutty almond crust. Then there is a surprise layer of marzipan hidden under a puckery lemon curd filling.  […]

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Mini Almond Strawberry Tarts

  Yield: 15 mini tarts Background: This is a quick and easy recipe that uses a small amount of our Almond Paste, something you might have on hand. The batter in these mini almond strawberry tarts has a hint of orange flavoring and the surprise of chocolate chips.  Top it with […]

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Frangipane Apple Tart [WITH VIDEO]

http://youtu.be/Dhn8J9aBc2M Yield: 14 lb. 12 oz. Filling, enough for approximately 6 Dozen Tarts Recipe Courtesy of: Michelangelo La Mendola, owner of Malverne Pastry Shop, Malverne, NY Ingredients For the Frangipane: Lb Oz American Almond Almond Paste or Macaroon Paste 3 8 Granulated Sugar 3 8 Unsalted Butter 3 Eggs 3 13 […]

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Pear Frangipane Tart

Yield: 8 to 12 servings, depending on the size of the pan used Background: With its buttery crust and fragrant almond filling, this pear frangipane tart is a crowd-pleaser. The dough and the poached pears can be made a day or two ahead. Once baked, the tart keeps for several days. […]

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Macaroon Tarts

Yield: 4 Dozen Tarts, depending on size Ingredients Lb Oz American Almond® Macaroon Paste* 3 Egg Whites A 8 Granulated Sugar 3 8 Cake Flour 2 Egg Whites B 1 Almond Extract 3/4 Short Dough as needed Raspberry or Apricot Jam as needed Egg Wash as needed Apricot Glaze, warm as needed American Almond® Sliced […]