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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Preparation

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.