Lychee Raspberry and Nougatine Tart or Tarte Litchis Framboises Nougatine

  • Recipe courtesy Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Institute in Paris
  • Show: Giada's Weekend Getaways
  • Episode: Paris, France
Total Time:
2 hr 30 min
Prep:
1 hr
Inactive Prep:
30 min
Cook:
1 hr
Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Difficult

Ingredients

FOR THE SWEET PASTRY DOUGH:
  • 8 ounces (225 grams) flour
  • 4.5 ounces (125 grams) cold butter, cut into small cubes
  • 4.5 ounces (125 grams) powdered sugar
  • 2 ounces (50 grams) ground almonds
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • Butter, for greasing
FOR THE ALMOND CREAM:
  • 2 ounces (50 grams) butter, softened
  • 2 ounces (50 grams) sugar
  • 2 ounces (50 grams) ground almonds
  • 1 egg
  • For the Sesame seed nougatine:
  • 2 ounces (50 grams) glucose
  • 2 ounces (50 grams) sugar
  • 1/4 cup (50 ml) whipping cream
  • 2 ounces (50 grams) sesame seeds
    FOR THE RASPBERRY CREAM:
    • 12 ounces (330 grams) raspberry puree
    • 1/2-ounce (15 grams) potato starch
    • 2 ounces (55 grams) sugar
    • 2 gelatin leaves, softened
      FOR THE SWEET PASTRY DOUGH:

        Directions

        Special equipment: 1 (8.5-inch) tart pan

        Sift flour into