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Recipe: raspberry almond tart

  • A little tricky

Try your hand at baking with this deliciously sweet tart

rasp almond tart

This is a beautifully rich tart from Vegan Cookbook, ideal for serving at the end of a special celebratory feast or at a dinner party – the raspberries and ground almonds are perfect partners.

This recipe is an extract from Vegan Cookbook by Tony and Yvonne Bishop-Weston (9780754834441 ©Lorenz Books 2019).

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Ingredients

For the pastry

  • 125g/4¼oz plain flour
  • 50g/2oz icing sugar
  • 50g/2oz dairy-free margarine

For the topping

  • 125g/4¼oz silken tofu
  • 75ml/2½fl oz soya cream
  • 50ml/2fl oz agave syrup
  • 50g/2oz ground almonds
  • 20g/¾oz soya margarine
  • 350g/12oz raspberries

Method

  • Step 1

    To make the pastry, sift the flour and icing sugar into a large bowl and add the dairy-free margarine. Rub the mixture together with your fingertips until it resembles coarse breadcrumbs. Bring together to form a dough, adding extra flour if the mixture is too wet, or a little water if too dry. Wrap the dough in clingfilm or plastic wrap and chill for 10 minutes before using.

  • Step 2

    Roll out the pastry and use it to line a 20cm/8in loose-fitted round flan tin. Prick the base all over with a fork and leave it to rest for at least 30 minutes. Preheat the oven to 200ºC/400ºF/Gas 6.

  • Step 3

    Put the tofu, soya cream, agave syrup and ground almonds into a large bowl and whisk together briskly. Melt the margarine gently in a pan and pour into the mixture, stirring until the ingredients are well combined.

     

  • Step 4

    Sprinkle the raspberries over the pastry case. The ones at the top will appear through the surface, so space them evenly or in a pattern.

  • Step 5

    Pour the tofu and almond mixture on top of the raspberries. Ensure that it is spread evenly over the tart and some fruits are poking out of the top.

  • Step 6

    Bake the tart for 25 minutes until cooked evenly. Leave to cool for 5 minutes. Serve warm or cold.

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This recipe is an extract from Vegan Cookbook by Tony and Yvonne Bishop-Weston (9780754834441 © Lorenz Books 2019). This colourful publication is a comprehensive practical reference to vegan food and eating, with advice on ingredients, nutrition and over 140 deliciously healthy recipes.

Vegan Cookbook by Tony and Yvonne Bishop-Weston

Vegan Cookbook by Tony and Yvonne Bishop-Weston
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