Blood Orange and Almond Filo Tart


Blood Orange and Almond Filo Tart

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!

Blood Orange and Almond Filo Tart

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.


Try some of our other Blood Orange recipes:

Blood Orange Curd Crepes with Ice-Cream & Burnt Orange Sauce

Sweet & Sour Pork Belly with Blood Orange & Vietnamese Mint Salad


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