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Pear and Almond Tart

Pear and Almond Tart

  • Ingredients

  • Melted butter, to grease

    150g butter, melted

    1½ cups EQUAL SPOONFUL

    2 cups almond meal

    1 tsp ground cinnamon

    1 tsp baking powder

    4 eggs, separated

    4 tinned pear halves in syrup, drained well

    2 Tbsp flaked almonds

    Whipped cream, to serve (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease an 11.5cm x 34.5cm fluted rectangular loose bottomed tin with a little of the melted butter.
  2. Put butter, Equal Spoonful, almond meal, cinnamon, baking powder, egg yolks and cinnamon in a large bowl and stir to combine. Set aside.
  3. In a second large bowl, whisk egg whites until foamy. Fold egg whites into butter mixture and spoon into tin. Pat pear halves dry with paper towel, then thinly slice and arrange fanned on top. Scatter with almonds.
  4. Bake for 30 minutes or until golden and cooked when tested with a skewer. Set aside to cool for 30 minutes before removing from tin.
  5. Serve sliced with cream on the side.

Nutritional Information

Average Quantity Per Serve

Energy

1263 kJ (301 Cal)

Protein

7.5 g

Fat Total

Saturated

26.5 g

9.2 g

Carbohydrate Total

Sugars

8.2 g

4.2 g

Sodium

300 mg