Recipe of the Corsican Fig Tart

By: Dino M. In: Recipes Corsica On: Hit: 5212

A simple recipe for a simple pleasure: the Corsican fig tart. The fig, a soft and sweet fruit, can be found on the markets from September.

It is thus the ideal moment to carry out a good tart with Corsican figs. This dessert is very appreciated for its lightness and its greediness. All you have to do is go to the nearest market and select the most beautiful figs. Take the time to read the recipe and prepare all the ingredients in advance, you will enjoy it.

Ingredients for 8

  • 1 shortbread pastry from a baker, store-bought or homemade
  • 1,2 kg of figs
  • Corsican fig and walnut jam
  • 30g of butter
  • Brown sugar
  • Corsican honey (maquis de printemps Tristani AOP)

Preparation of the Corsican Fig Tart

(Total time: 40min = Preparation: 15min + Cooking: 25min)

Step 1: Cut the figs into thin slices of 0.5 cm.
Step 2: Preheat your oven to 180°C ventilated.
Step 3: Place the shortcrust pastry in the bottom of your mold.
Step 4: Spread a thin layer of Corsican fig and walnut jam on the bottom of the pastry.
Step 5: Add the fig slices one on top of the other to make a rosette.
Step 6: Brush the fig slices with Corsican honey.
Step 7: Sprinkle butter on top and sprinkle with brown sugar.
Step 8: Bake the pie for 25min at half height (check the cooking time according to your oven).


The Corsican fig tart goes very well with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.


You can keep the tart in an airtight box for 2 or 3 days.

To finish, I wish you a good day or a good evening and invite you to come and discover other recipes all as greedy. And for those who lack time, do not hesitate to visit our store of Corsican products, we propose you numerous products made in the respect of the tradition. CorseBoutique, the best of Corsica. Thanks to all !


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