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Blood Orange and Almond Filo Tart

Blood Orange and Almond Filo Tart recipe, brought to you by MiNDFOOD.

Blood Orange and Almond Filo Tart

Need a quick dessert to whip up? This blood orange and almond filo tart will make you look like a star. All you need is a few seasonal ingredients, and voila!

Serves 6

100g butter, softened,

plus 1 tbsp extra

1/4 cup butter, melted

½ cup icing sugar

2 egg yolks

2/3 cup almond meal, toasted

8 sheets filo pastry

½ cup marmalade

2 blood oranges, peeled and

sliced

1 egg, beaten

2 tbsp sugar

crème fraîche, to serve

1 Preheat oven to 180°C.

2 Place 100g softened butter and icing sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer; beat for 8-10 minutes. Add egg yolks one at a time; beat until pale and fluffy. Fold in almond meal; set aside.

3 Lay 1 sheet of filo pastry on a baking tray lined with baking paper. Brush filo with melted butter; repeat, stacking remaining pastry layers. Spread marmalade over pastry, leaving a 4cm border around the edge. Spread almond cream evenly over marmalade. Fold in edges and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

4 Layer orange slices on top of the tart and brush pastry with beaten egg. Sprinkle with sugar and dot with remaining tablespoon of butter.

5 Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until golden and cooked through. Serve with crème fraîche.

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