Gateau Basque, Whole Tart
Gateau Basque is a traditional French dessert from the Basque region of France made with an almond cookie-like crust and filled with vanilla pastry cream and jam. We have paired out pastry cream with a Vanilla Spice Plum Jam made with local plums from Cider Hill Farm In Amesbury. The crust also features a bit of whole wheat flour from Maine Grains.
INGREDIENTS: Crust: Wheat Flour (wheat, niacin, reduced iron, thiamine mononitrate, riboflavin, folic acid, malted barley flour), Almond Flour, Whole Wheat from Maine Grains, butter, sugar, eggs, yolks, baking powder, salt, almond extract and vanilla extract.
Filling: Half and half from Richardson's Farm, sugar, vanilla beans, egg yolks, butter, salt, cornstarch.
Plum Jam: local plums, sugar, star anise, vanilla bean, lemon juice.