Orange Chocolate Frangipane Tart

Step 1

Par-bake the tart and set it aside while you prepare the filling. If you want to see step-by-step photos on how to make the crust check out my post on how to make sweet shortcrust pastry.

Make the crust

in a large bowl add the softened butter and granulated sugar. Beat the sugar and butter on high until very light and fluffy, 3 to 5 minutes.

Beat the Sugar and Butter

Step 2

When the butter-sugar is very light add the eggs one at a time, mixing well in between. Then add the vanilla extract and almond extract.

Add Eggs

Step 3

Gently fold in the almond flour and all-purpose flour, mixing until just combined.

Fold in flours

Step 4

Finally, add the fresh orange juice and orange zest and mix until just combined.

Add Orange Juice and Zest

Step 5

Add the chocolate chunks, place it back in the oven for the chocolate to melt for 1 to 2 minutes. Take the tart out of the oven and use an offset spatula to gently spread the chocolate into an even layer.

Add Chocolate

Step 6

Gently and evenly pour the frangipane feeling on top of the melted chocolate and sprinkle with flaked almonds.

Add filling and topping

Step 7

Bake the frangipane tart for another 24 to 28 minutes, or until it is golden brown. Let the frangipane tart cool on a wire rack for at least 45 minutes for taking out the tin.


Step 8