For the pie crust –
250 gms all purpose flour, sieved
125 gms cold butter, cubed
Mix the cold butter and flour till it becomes crumbly.
Add a little cold water at a time and knead lightly to form a dough.
Wrap in cling film and refrigerate for ½ hour.
Place it in the pie pan and pierce it with a fork to help the steam escape.
Bake at 180º till lightly brown.
4 oz superfine sugar
4 oz cashewnuts, ground
1 oz flour
Melt butter over low heat.
Whisking well, add sugar and cashewnuts. Mix till it is well combined.
Take off heat and add the eggs. Mix well.
Bake in a baked pastry shell for 25 minutes at 180ºC.
Here’s a peek at what the inside looks like –
This recipe is linked to –
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12 thoughts on “Franzipan: My mum-in-laws recipe”
Mmm, I love pie crust and this one I am sure it would be a hit among my family members as well!
ground cashew nuts and lots of sugar is definitely my kind of thing. Your mother in law was definitely wonderful since she created this!
Thanks guys! I hope you enjoy this as much as we do!
Yum! Almost kinda like a pecan pie? Looks delicious.
It is!!! Thank u for stopping by Mickey!
Trisha, this pie looks delicious with the cashew in it…love the picture of the inside…yummie! Have a good one 🙂
Oh Trisha, I think you've posted a winner of a recipe here. I'm envisioning myself bringing this to the next occaision I get to bring dessert.
Thanks Maggie … I hope u like it!!!
can u post a recipe for traditional goan cake baath please?
Sure, I have a lovely one, another one of my mum-in-laws. I'll post that when I make it next. Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment, its always nice to hear from my readers, do come by again!