Spiced Poached Pear and Frangipane Brioche Tarts


Buttery brioche topped with jam, cardamom frangipane, and spiced poached pears, then glazed with apricot jam.

What you will need

135 grams all-purpose flour

4 grams rapid-rise yeast

10 grams caster sugar (a.k.a. superfine)

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 egg

35 milliliters milk

50 grams soft unsalted butter

2 small, firm pears

500 milliliters water

135 grams sugar

1 cinnamon stick

1 star anise pod

3 cloves

3 allspice berries

30 grams soft butter

30 grams caster sugar (a.k.a. superfine)

30 grams ground almonds

1 teaspoon all-purpose flour

2 cardamom pods

1/8th teaspoons almond extract

1 egg (for frangipane and egg wash)

4 teaspoons jam of your choice

1 tablespoon apricot jam


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