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MARTHA BAKES: Frangipane

Frangipane, a sweet nut cream, is a common component of many well-loved baked goods, including an apricot tart made with a hazelnut frangipane.
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Frangipane, a sweet nut cream, is a common component of many well-loved baked goods, including an apricot tart made with a hazelnut frangipane.

Airs Saturday, May 7, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. on KPBS TV

Frangipane, a sweet nut cream, is a common component of many well-loved baked goods, including the beloved French pastry known as Bostock.
Courtesy of Martha Stewart Living OmniMedia
Frangipane, a sweet nut cream, is a common component of many well-loved baked goods, including the beloved French pastry known as Bostock.
Frangipane, a sweet nut cream, is a common component of many well-loved baked goods, including the classic English bakewell tart.
Courtesy of Martha Stewart Living OmniMedia
Frangipane, a sweet nut cream, is a common component of many well-loved baked goods, including the classic English bakewell tart.

Learn to create the finest desserts and goodies in your own home. In the series MARTHA BAKES, Martha Stewart shares the best baking tips and techniques, giving you the confidence to create delectable baked goods—from scratch—in your own kitchen. Martha’s updated versions of the classics set the standard, while her uses of flavors and ingredients add new angles to some familiar favorites.

Frangipane, a sweet nut cream, is a common component of many well-loved baked goods. In this lesson, discover how Martha incorporates frangipane, made with a variety of nuts, into four remarkable recipes: the beloved French pastry known as Bostock, a classic English bakewell tart, an apricot tart made with a hazelnut frangipane and a pecan-frangipane coffee cake that is sure to become a family favorite.

All of the recipes from the series MARTHA BAKES are available online.

Past episodes and clips from this series are available for online viewing. Martha Stewart is on Facebook, Google +, Pinterest, and you can follow @MS_Living on Twitter.

Almond-Crusted French Toast Topped With Nutty Frangipane