Lemon & poached pear tart - Macphie


Method Makes 1 large tart

  1. Combine the sugar, water, lemon juice & zest and spices. Bring to the boil & simmer. 

  2. Add peeled pears to the poaching liquid & cook gently until soft. Leave to cool. 

  3. Slice the pear in half removing the core.

  4. Meanwhile place Macphie Lemon Sensation® into a bowl with water & oil and mix on slow speed for 1 minute, scrape down.

  5. Mix for 6 minutes on medium speed.

  6. Place into a piping bag.

  7. Put a thin layer of Macphie Sicilian Lemon o.t.t® dessert topping on the base of a pre-baked tart case & pipe the Lemon Sensation® mixture into the case leaving at least 3mm from the top of the case. 

  8. Garnish the tart with the poached pears.

  9. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 160°C until the sponge mixture is cooked & golden in colour.

  10. Brush with nappage once cooled.