Mango and passion fruit pie

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Summer is here, and so are summer fruits! I'm just waiting for an excuse to try making this mango and passion fruit pie, too bad there aren't any bbq's in my immediate future ... 

Serves 12

Cooking Time Prep time 1 hr, cook 1 hr (plus resting, refrigerating, cooling)


Cheeks  of 4 ripe but firm mangos
To serve:  vanilla-bean ice-cream
Sweet pastry
170 gm  softened unsalted butter, coarsely chopped
40 gm  pure icing sugar, sieved
1  egg yolk
240 gm  plain flour, sieved
Pastry cream
500 ml (2 cups)  milk
½ tsp  vanilla extract
6  egg yolks
120 gm  caster sugar
35 gm  cornflour
25 gm  plain flour
Passionfruit caramel
220 gm (1 cup)  caster sugar
130 ml  strained passionfruit juice 

1For sweet pastry, beat butter and sugar in an electric mixer until pale, add yolk and mix to just combine. Add flour and 20ml water, mix until dough just comes together. Turn onto a lightly floured surface, shape into a disc, wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate until firm (1 hour). Roll out pastry between two sheets of baking paper to a 30cm-diameter round and line a buttered and floured 24cm-diameter tart tin. Trim edges, prick base with a fork and refrigerate to rest (1 hour).
2Meanwhile, for pastry cream, bring milk and vanilla to the simmer in a wide saucepan. Whisk yolks, sugar and flours in a bowl until pale, add milk, then return mixture to a clean pan and whisk continuously over medium-high heat until very thick (4-6 minutes). Remove from heat, transfer to a bowl, cover closely with plastic wrap and refrigerate until firm (1-2 hours).
3Preheat oven to 180C. Blind-bake tart until golden around edges (25-30 minutes), remove paper and weights, then bake until just golden and cooked through (15-20 minutes). Cool, carefully transfer to a serving plate and set aside.
4Meanwhile, for passionfruit caramel, bring sugar and 60ml water to the simmer in a small saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring to dissolve sugar, then cook until caramel (10-15 minutes). Remove from heat, add passionfruit juice and 60ml water (be careful as hot caramel will spit), stir to dissolve and set aside to cool.
5Beat pastry cream in an electric mixer until smooth, then transfer to a piping bag (no nozzle). Pipe pastry cream evenly into tart, then set aside.
6Thinly slice mango cheeks lengthways, then fan the slices. Carefully arrange over tart, starting around edge and working towards centre in concentric circles until tart is completely covered. Drizzle with a little passionfruit caramel, scatter with reserved passionfruit seeds, cut into wedges and serve with vanilla-bean ice-cream and extra passionfruit caramel.

Via Gourmet Traveller. Image by William Meppem.


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