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Appears in
The Daily Mail Modern British Cookbook

By Alastair Little and Richard Whittington

Published 1998

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Frangipane is the pretty French word for almond paste, familiar to generations of Britons in Bakewell tart, of which this is a variation. The filling and the pastry are quick and easy to make if you have a food processor.


For the Pastry

  • 125 g/ oz caster sugar
  • 60 g/ 2


First make the pastry: put the sugar, almonds and flour into a food processor and turn on at full speed for a few seconds. Add the butter dice and work again until just blended in. The mixture will resemble fine breadcrumbs.

Add the egg and extra yolk, the lemon zest, 2 teaspoons of water and