Desserts

Pear pie


Amaze your guests with this delicious pear tart recipe.

Ingredients for 4 persons :

  • 1 egg yolk
  • 4 tbsp. of milk
  • 350 g pear jam
  • 400 g pears
  • 1 tsp. icing sugar
  • vanilla beans

Pastry

  • 300 g flour
  • 40g caster sugar
  • 150 g semi-salted butter
  • 5 to 8 cl of water

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Pear pie

For the shortcrust pastry:

- In a food processor, mix the flour, the 40 g of caster sugar, the 150 g

diced cold salted butter, and half the water.

- Work the dough until you obtain a compact ball.

- If the dough is not wet enough, add the rest of the water in a small stream.

- Wrap the shortcrust pastry in cling film, let it rest in the refrigerator for 1 hour.

Preheat the oven to 180 ° C (th.6).

- Peel and cut the pears into small cubes.

- In a salad bowl, pour the jam, add the vanilla seeds and the diced pears. Mix everything and set aside.

- Roll out the dough finely. Reserve a few strips of dough to decorate the top of the pie with braces.

- Garnish a tart mold which has been buttered and floured.

- Prick the dough.

- Place baking paper and ceramic balls (or other).

Bake for 15 to 20 minutes.

- In a ramekin, beat the egg yolk with the milk and icing sugar.

- Take out the precooked dough, garnish with the pear preparation.

- Arrange the strips of dough crosswise on top.

- Brush with the egg yolk-milk-icing sugar mixture.

- Bake for 20 minutes until a nice color is obtained.

- Serve your tart warm or cold.

Chef's BBA

- You can replace pears with apples, plums, blackberries, strawberries, etc.

LEARN MORE ...

- Shortcrust pastry is mainly used to make pies, tarts, Saint-Honoré funds, quiche funds, gnocchi, croustades and pâtés en croûte ...

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