Dads Favourite Apple Tart

Keen Home Cook 2020-21 Finalist - Trish Bradford

About the Recipe

Firm favourites in our household, also loved by those not with us anymore. Memory food.


  • 3 apples, peeled, cored and cut into 8-10 segments per apple

  • 15g Butter, unsalted, melted

  • 15g Caster sugar

  • 1 squeeze Lemon juice

  • ½ tbsp. Calvados (optional)

  • 1 Egg, medium

  • 50g Sugar

  • 100ml Whipping cream

  • Icing sugar, for dusting


Rub together the butter and Flour

Add the whole egg and yolk

Bring the mixture together to form a ball

Knead until uniform but not too much

Flatten in to a circle cover in cling wrap and leave to rest in the fridge

Pre heat the oven and place a heavy baking tray upside down on the shelf

Roll the pastry out between to 2 pieces of cling wrap

and line the tart tins

Overlap the apple segments close together in the tart case.

Mix together the melted butter, sugar and lemon juice Calvados and brush over the apples.

Cook for 20 mins

Mix together the egg, sugar and whipping cream

Cook for an additional 10 mins.