12 shortcrust pastry cases
100g (4 oz / approx. 1 cup) Ground Almonds
100g (4 oz / approx. 1/2 cup) Butter (at room temperature)
90g (3 1/4 oz / approx. 1/2 cup) Golden Caster Sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1. Preheat your oven to 375F/190C/Gas Mark 5.
2. Put the pastry cases on a baking tray.
2. Crack the egg into a mixing bowl. Add almonds, butter and golden caster sugar to the egg. Grate over the zest of 1/2 an orange and add the vanilla extract. Use a spoon to mix everything together.
3. Spoon a teaspoon of jam into each pastry case. Top with a heaped teaspoon of frangipane mixture. Put the tray into the oven on the middle shelf and cook for 18 - 20 minutes until golden.