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Great British Chefs Academy: mastering tarts – lesson one

Great British Chefs Academy: mastering tarts – lesson one

by Great British Chefs 29 March 2018

The first lesson in our tarts Academy course reveals the secrets to the perfect frangipane. Watch the video, get the recipe and bake an absolute beauty.

Great British Chefs Academy: mastering tarts

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Let's start with the basics – frangipane is the foundation of some of the best tarts in existence, from the classic Bakewell to more exotic, continental varieties. Graham gives his a wintery twist by spicing the frangipane, adding chopped prunes and a layer of marmalade, but once you've got the hang of making frangipane, you're free to experiment with any flavour you like. Watch the video to see Graham in action, then click the image below for the full recipe.

Watch the video

Watch Graham talk you through the basics of frangipane and share his expert knowledge on how to get that perfect finish.

Get the recipe

The full recipe for Graham's frangipane tart contains sweet prunes and a beautiful layer of marmalade for a decadent twist on the beloved classic.

Lesson two

Frangipane mastered? Great – click here to move on to our second lesson, which covers silky crème brûlée.

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