Pistachio fig tart

    1 hour

    A lovely tart featuring fresh figs, pistachios, lemon zest and a hint of vanilla.

    2 people made this

    Serves: 4 

    • 125g shelled pistachios
    • 1 vanilla bean, scraped
    • 2 tablespoons plain flour
    • 65g icing sugar, plus more for decorating
    • 1 egg
    • 1 egg white
    • 30g unsalted butter, melted and cooled
    • 1 tablespoon brandy
    • 2 tablespoons lemon zest
    • 8 fresh figs

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Preheat the oven to 190 C / Gas 5. Spray four 9.5cm tart tins with cooking spray.
    2. In food processor, process nuts and vanilla seeds to a fine texture. Sift flour and icing sugar together, and add to nuts; pulse to combine. Add egg, egg white, butter, brandy and lemon zest. Pulse to combine. Slice 6 figs into 2cm thick slices, and stir into mixture. Divide mixture into tart tins. Cut remaining figs into thin slices, and arrange over top of mixture in each tart tin.
    3. Bake until tarts are set and golden brown, about 40 minutes. When cool, sprinkle with additional icing sugar.

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    This tart is delicious, especially the next day. It is very lemony though, so cut back on the lemon zest if you don't like a strong lemon flavor. I only had 1 1/2 tablespoons and it was enough for me.  -  23 Jun 2017  (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)