Apricot tart with fresh apricots

    1 hour

    This easy fruit tart is loaded with fresh apricots. Especially good when served while still lukewarm, with whipped cream.

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    Serves: 12 

    • 5 eggs
    • 180g butter, at room temperature
    • 70g caster sugar
    • 90g icing sugar
    • 180g plain flour
    • 1 tablespoon vanilla sugar
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1kg fresh apricots, washed, halved and stones

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Grease a springform tin.
    2. In a bowl beat egg whites till they stand in stiff peaks. Place bowl in the fridge.
    3. In another bowl beat butter with sugar and icing sugar till fluffy, then gradually add egg yolks.
    4. Sieve flour and baking powder and fold into the mixture. Tip mixture into prepared tin.
    5. Arrange apricot halves with their cut sides up on the pastry mixture.
    6. Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, about 45 minutes. Let cool to lukewarm and serve with whipped cream.

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