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8

A chocolate and ginger frangipane tart topped with apricot!
Inspired by the frangipane challenge on the Great British Bake Off, I gave mine a chocolate and ginger twist dusted with icing sugar through Crafterella's own custom pie stencil.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1143 projects »
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  • How to bake a sweet pie / sweet tart. Chocolate, Ginger & Apricot Frangipane Tart - Step 1
    Step 1

    Whisk together the flour, butter, sugar and egg in a bowl to make the pastry and knead into a ball. Add a little water if the mixture is too crumbly or a little more flour if it's too wet.

  • How to bake a sweet pie / sweet tart. Chocolate, Ginger & Apricot Frangipane Tart - Step 2
    Step 2

    Roll out the pastry and fold over your pie dish, moulding into the shape of the dish and cutting off any excess pastry from the edges. Prick the bottom with a fork and bake for 10 minutes at 180'C.

  • How to bake a sweet pie / sweet tart. Chocolate, Ginger & Apricot Frangipane Tart - Step 3
    Step 3

    Whisk together the butter and sugar then whisk in the eggs, one at a time.

  • How to bake a sweet pie / sweet tart. Chocolate, Ginger & Apricot Frangipane Tart - Step 4
    Step 4

    Whisk in the ground almonds, cocoa, rum and ginger.

  • How to bake a sweet pie / sweet tart. Chocolate, Ginger & Apricot Frangipane Tart - Step 5
    Step 5

    Spread half the filling in the pie dish.

  • How to bake a sweet pie / sweet tart. Chocolate, Ginger & Apricot Frangipane Tart - Step 6
    Step 6

    Cut the apricots into thin slices and arrange on top of the pie.

  • How to bake a sweet pie / sweet tart. Chocolate, Ginger & Apricot Frangipane Tart - Step 7
    Step 7

    Spread the remaining filling on top.

  • How to bake a sweet pie / sweet tart. Chocolate, Ginger & Apricot Frangipane Tart - Step 8
    Step 8

    Bake for 45 minutes at 180'C.

  • How to bake a sweet pie / sweet tart. Chocolate, Ginger & Apricot Frangipane Tart - Step 9
    Step 9

    Use a cake stencil to dust your tart with icing sugar.

  • How to bake a sweet pie / sweet tart. Chocolate, Ginger & Apricot Frangipane Tart - Step 10
    Step 10

    Serve and tuck in!

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