Pie "Tours nougat"

321 - 60 минут 8 порции

Nougat de Tour - a traditional cake of the region Touraine dough with candied fruit, jam and a delightfully soft cloud of meringue and almond flour. Officially, the pie recipe more than a half century, but until the nineties of the XX century he was in the shadow of other French pastry delights. However, in 1998, formed the Association nougat de Tour, revived this recipe.

Ingredients for Pie "Tours nougat"

Step by step instruction of cooking Pie "Tours nougat"

Шаг 1

Heat the wine (or cognac, I have the Philippine coconut rum), you can add a little vanilla and pour the candied fruit.

Шаг 2

Of these ingredients knead dough: butter cut into small pieces, combine with sugar, salt, stir until smooth. Add the egg (if you want the dough more tender, replace the egg for 2 egg yolks). Sift the flour, make a deepening in the middle in which to put the oil mixture and knead the dough. It may seem that not much flour, but pour I do not advise - the longer it is, the harder the dough.

Шаг 3

Remove at least half an hour in the fridge.

Шаг 4

Meanwhile, whisk whites until stable peaks, add the powdered sugar and beat again

Шаг 5

Gently beat in the almond flour.

Шаг 6

The dough is distributed on the form (diameter 24 cm), spread apricot jam

Шаг 7

With candied fruit, and pour out the excess alcohol and distribute them on the dough with jam.

Шаг 8

Gently spread protein and almond paste

Шаг 9

Sprinkle with powdered sugar

Шаг 10

And bake at 180 degrees for 25-30 minutes. Cooled completely.