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Almond blancmange | Yummy Recipes – Italian cuisine reinvented by Gordon Ramsay

Almond blancmange |  Yummy Recipes

Have you ever tried the almond blancmange? It is an exquisite Sicilian dessert (which in France is called blanc manger) which owes its name to its bright white colour. The appearance is similar to that of a vanilla pudding but when you taste it you will notice some differences. To put a sweet and typically Sicilian taste on the table, let’s see how to prepare this masterpiece.

How to make almond blancmange

Here are the basic steps for preparing the almond blancmange.

  1. Place the almond milk and aromas in a saucepan
  2. Boil and then add honey and starch
  3. Mix with the whisk
  4. Pour into molds and decorate

An unforgettable taste, let’s enjoy the typical sweetness of the island region.

Almond delight tart – Recipe by – Italian cuisine reinvented by Gordon Ramsay

Almond delight tart - Recipe by Misya

First prepare the shortcrust pastry: work cold butter into cubes and sugar until you obtain a creamy consistency, then first incorporate the egg, then the orange peel and finally the flours and yeast.
Work until you obtain a homogeneous dough, then wrap with cling film and leave to rest in the fridge for 30 minutes.

Take the pastry and divide it into 2 pieces, roll out 2/3 of them and use them to line the edges and bottom of the mold lined with baking paper, then prick the bottom with the tines of a fork.
Sprinkle the bottom with the jam, then roll out the last piece and use it to cover the tart, sealing the edges well.

Prepare the royal dough: combine almond flour and egg whites in a bowl, then add the egg whites little by little, until you obtain a soft and sticky mixture (mine was a bit too soft and the decoration didn’t hold up).

Transfer the royal pastry into a piping bag with a star nozzle and use it to create decorative tufts over the entire surface of the tart.
Cook in a preheated fan oven at 180°C for about 45 minutes or until golden brown.

Let the tart cool completely, then mix the remaining 3-4 tablespoons of jam with the water and bring them to the boil in a saucepan, then brush them on the surface of the tart.

The delicious almond tart is ready, all you have to do is enjoy it.

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