Pear Tart with Fig, Honey and Nut Ice-Cream

By Jody Vassallo

Pear Tart with Fig, Honey and Nut Ice-Cream
Pear Tart with Fig, Honey and Nut Ice-Cream recipe, brought to you by MiNDFOOD.

Serves 4

⅓ cup dried figs, quartered

1 tbsp raw honey

50g pecans, roughly chopped

100g walnuts, roughly chopped

50g blanched almonds, roughly chopped

2 cups good quality vanilla ice-cream, softened

1 sheet puff pastry

granulated sugar

2 pears, cored and halved

1 omega-3-enriched egg yolk, lightly beaten

brown sugar

1 Put figs into a pan, add º cup water and bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer 
for 10 minutes or until figs 
are plump. Remove from 
heat, then stir in the honey 
and nuts. Transfer to a bowl and set aside to cool. Stir through softened ice-cream 
and freeze until firm.

2 Preheat oven to 200C. Cut 
the pastry sheet into quarters. Place puff pastry onto a tray lined with baking paper and sprinkle with granulated sugar. Fan the pears and place onto the pastry. Brush with egg, sprinkle with a little brown sugar, and bake for 15 minutes.

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