No Sugar Added Fig & Pear Tart

No Sugar Added Fig & Pear Tart

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SERVINGS

6

PREP TIME

15 minutes

ACTIVE TIME

35 minutes

INGREDIENTS

For the Filling:

  • 12 oz. soft dried Turkish figs
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon

For the Crust:

  • 1 cup hazelnut flour
  • ½ cup coconut flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ teaspoons cinnamon
  • ½cup blended pear-sauce (2 small pears)

For the Toppings (optional):

  • Fresh pear
  • Fresh figs
  • Crushed hazelnuts
DIRECTIONS
  1. First make the pear sauce. Wash and core two small pears, place pears in steamer basket over boiling water and steam with a lid on for 10 minutes. Add steamed pears to a high-speed blender (such as a Vitamix) and blend until smooth. Done!
  2. Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit.
  3. Add all filling ingredients into a food processor or blender and process until thick, smooth paste is formed.
  4. In a bowl add hazelnut flour, coconut flour, salt and cinnamon and whisk until well mixed. Add pear-sauce and stir until fully mixed.
  5. Add crust mixture into a fluted tart pan with pop-out bottom, firmly press crust mixture evenly into pan.
  6. Add fig mixture to pan and spread evenly over crust.
  7. Bake for 30-35 minutes.
  8. Topped with thin sliced pear, fresh figs and crushed hazelnuts!