Totally delicious. Always a hit with the gang. Best of all, simple to make! The simple elegance of this tart makes it suitable for any gathering from a BBQ and when individually made, for dinner parties!





350g plain flour

50g icing sugar

200g butter, chilled, cut into small cubes

1 egg


125g butter

125g icing sugar

125g almond meal

3 eggs

20ml rum




Strawberry Jam


Heat oven to 180°C. Grease and line a 20cm tart tin with removable base.

For pastry, combine flour, sugarand butter in food processor. Pulse until it looks like breadcrumbs.

Add egg and process until just combined. Knead lightly, shape into a disc, wrap in cling wrap and refridgerate for at least 1 hour.

Roll dough out to approx 4 mm in thickness and line tart tin, trimming off excess.

Refridgerate pastry case for at least 15 mins before use. This helps keep its shape when baking.

Prepare frangipane by creaming butter and sugar in electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time making sure it is well incorporated into the mix.

Fold in almond meal and rum.

Brush pastry base with jam then fill pastry case with frangipane.

Arranged halved strawberries pressing them lightly into the mix.

Bake in oven for 30-35 minutes until golden and cooked through.

Remove and allow to cool slightly then brush top of tart with warmed jam.

Just before serving, top with combined berries and dust with icing sugar. Serve with cream.

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Dale Wondisford - July 22, 2012 - 10:48 am

Looks awesome!!!

Tess Gardner - June 4, 2012 - 1:32 am

This looks and sounds incredible – thanks for sharing your recipe and gorgeous photos =))

Heidi Tassone - May 3, 2012 - 10:08 pm

Wow, I’m a cook and love your blog. The website is our company, I do both.
hugs Heidi - April 30, 2012 - 8:00 am

This is beautiful and I will defnitely try it. Have to find my recipe measure converter 🙂 Thanks for the Twitter follow. Look forward to more of your wonderful eats!
Thanks, D

Hendrika Beatrix - April 19, 2012 - 4:46 pm

Thanks for sharing ur menu in blog,love it..

happilyfull - January 18, 2012 - 2:24 pm

beautiful blog!!! i got happy (and upset because now i am hungry all over again ;)) looking thru your posts!!!

come check mine too at

& thanks for following me on twitter!

The Dirty Girls Kitchen - January 15, 2012 - 10:49 am

PS. We shared this on our Facebook page ( so that our friends can drool over this as well. Happy to share the sweetness 😉

The Dirty Girls Kitchen - January 15, 2012 - 10:44 am

You made us catch our breath, this looks no less than orgasmic! Happy you found us on Twitter so we could see all of your culinary awesomeness.

le@third - January 15, 2012 - 10:23 am

what a total delight … thanks for following me on twitter – right back at cha 🙂 le xox

sharada - January 6, 2012 - 5:51 pm

beautiful pics and such a tasty lookin dish!i have yet to taste a delicious tart here in india..but yours would give hard competition to the very best out there

Terra - January 3, 2012 - 9:50 am

So happy to connect with you on Twitter! Your photography is beautiful:-) The Berry Franginpane Tart looks lovely! Take care, Terra

Helen@eatenjoylive - January 3, 2012 - 8:38 am

It looks divine! Xo

QlinArt - January 2, 2012 - 4:03 pm

Woah! This looks awesome! Are you for real? I’m going to try this out this very week. Thx for sharing. Great photos, as always.

Sharada - December 31, 2011 - 2:27 am

Incredible photos…very inspirational…love it!

Jen - December 29, 2011 - 11:48 am

I love your site!! This recipe is amazing wonderful pictures. Great, love it and bookmarked!!
Your new fan.

The Hungry Navigatrix - December 28, 2011 - 10:26 am

I adore Berry Frangipane with it’s combination of almondy sweetness and tart berries. I can’t wait to give your recipe a try, it looks delicious

Patricia - December 20, 2011 - 3:32 pm

This looks absolutely amazing! I can’t wait to try it!
Happy holidays!

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