Praline tart

Tarte aux pralines

Preparation info
  • Serves:


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      2 hr 30

Appears in
New Bistro

By Fran Warde

Published 2009

  • About

Praline is a sweet made with almonds, hazelnuts and sugar; the roasted nuts are coated with caramel and then ground to a grainy mix. In Lyon they are coloured pink with a little red food colouring, which I have included here as optional.



Makes 500g/1lb 2oz

  • 100 g ( oz) blanched almonds
  • 150 g (<


For the praline, place the nuts in a saucepan and cook over a medium heat, stirring frequently, until golden. In another saucepan, heat the sugar with the water until the sugar dissolves and becomes a golden caramel. Do not stir, just swirl the pan clockwise to evenly dissolve the sugar and stop it catching on the bottom of the pan.

Add the golden nuts to the caramel, mix well, then add