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Frangipane Recipe


Almond Creme filled tartelettes
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This frangipane recipe is the secret to making artisan-quality bakery goods in your own home. Velvety almond cream, warmed up with just a hint of vanilla, gives any pastry delicious added richness and texture.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes


  • 1/2 cup ground almond meal
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour


Using a food processor, combine all the ingredients until a smooth, creamy paste is formed.

This frangipane recipe makes enough almond cream for 1 large tart or several small tartlets.

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