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Gluten Free Fig Frangipane Tart - made with gluten free puff pastry, this elegant tart features fresh figs, frangipane and pistachios

Gluten Free Fig Frangipane Tart

Course Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 388 kcal
Author Jeanette


  • 10 ounces Gluten-Free Puff Pastry Sheets 2 sheets come in a box
  • 1 can 8 ounces almond paste
  • 4 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter softened
  • 3 tablespoons almond flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup fig jam
  • 8 fresh figs stemmed and halved
  • 1/4 cup pistachios
  • confectioner's sugar optional


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.


  1. Break up almond paste and place in food processor, along with butter, almond flour, lemon zest, salt and two eggs. Process until smooth.

Fig Tart

  1. Roll one sheet of puff pastry to 1/4 inch thickness. Score a half-inch border around puff pastry. Spread half fig jam on top inside scored border. Spread frangipane on top of fig jam. Arrange fig halves on top of jam. Beat remaining egg with one tablespoon water and brush on top of tart, including the pastry edges. Repeat with second piece of puff pastry.

  2. Bake for 30 minutes; then sprinkle pistachios on top; return to oven and continue baking another 5-10 minutes until filling is set.
  3. Sift some confectioner's sugar on top.

Recipe Notes

Frangipane adapted from Food and Wine

Nutrition Facts
Gluten Free Fig Frangipane Tart
Amount Per Serving
Calories 388 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 78mg26%
Sodium 117mg5%
Potassium 210mg6%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 375IU8%
Vitamin C 3mg4%
Calcium 45mg5%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.