Roasted Pear and Cranberry Crostata

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Preparation info

  • Makes one 9-inch crostata (serves

    8 to 10

    )
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Flour

By Joanne Chang

Published 2010

  • About

We’ve offered this scrumptious open-faced rustic tart for years at Flour, and I started making it long before that. It’s my go-to holiday dessert to take to dinner parties and such, and it never fails to stop conversation as everyone takes a first bite and exhales with a collective “mmmmmm.” It’s a sheet of flaky pâte brisée rolled out into a large circle, a generous layer of frangipane (almond cream) spread in the middle, and pears (roasted with butter, sugar, and fresh ginger) and