Caramel pear tart

Caramel pear tart


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About this recipe: A match made in heaven, creamy caramel and pears are baked into a luscious tart that's topped with a light vanilla sponge.

Serves: 6 

  • 1 sheet shortcrust pastry
  • 200g tinned caramel, such as Carnation®
  • 4 pears - cored, peeled and halved
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 50g plain flour
  • 3 tablespoons crème fraîche
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:45min 

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Lightly grease and flour a 23cm tart tin. Line with pastry and set aside.
  2. Spread caramel over pastry and top with pear halves.
  3. In a medium bowl mix together the remaining ingredients; pour mixture over pears.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes, or till sponge is golden and a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean. Serve warm or cold.

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I followed the recipe but the sponge didn't want to cook. - 28 Jun 2014

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