Late summer dessert: Fig Tart

August 19, 2013 § 1 Comment

Another summer week-end, another fruit tart. SWEETTABLESCAPES is very partial to fruit this time of year and we have to admit it is quite rewarding. The farmer’s market is filled with baskets of berries, figs, peaches asking to be bitten into but also used in all sorts of sweet endings.

We found this simple recipe in a French magazine over the summer and since figs are high on our list of faves, (we’ve used them here) we had to try it. (note that we forgot to add the baking powder – oops! and the result, if not quite risen enough was still super yummy!!)

Fig Tart (Torta di fichi). It is actually an Italian recipe originally.

IMG_4224

You’ll need:

3 whole eggs

8 Tbsp sugar

10 TBsp flour

1 tsp baking powder

200g melted butter

2 lbs figs

one lemon juice

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350F

Peel and cut figs in pieces, mix them with lemon juice and 1 TBsp sugar.

IMG_4205

Mix eggs with flour, add remaining 7 TBsp sugar, baking powder and melted butter. Mix until well blended.

IMG_4206IMG_4212

Line a tart pan with parchment paper and pour batter into it.

IMG_4213IMG_4214

Place figs on top and bake for 40 minutes or until batter is set.

IMG_4215IMG_4216

Advertisements

Tagged: , ,

§ One Response to Late summer dessert: Fig Tart

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

What’s this?

You are currently reading Late summer dessert: Fig Tart at Sweet Tablescapes.

meta

%d bloggers like this: