French Apple Tart


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This different and juicy apple tart just tastes yummy.

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French Apple Tart recipe - How to make French Apple Tart

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For the pastry
150 gms (5 1/2 oz.) plain flour (maida)
a pinch of salt
2 tsp powdered sugar
75 gms butter
1 tbsp powdered cashewnuts (kaju) or almonds

For the apple tart
2 apples, sliced
25 gms butter
30 gms granuled sugar
1/2 tsp lemon juice
1 tsp powdered sugar
a litlle milk for brushing

To serve
vanilla ice-cream or fresh cream
For the pastry

  1. Mix the flour, salt and sugar and sieve. Rub in a butter and enough water and make a soft dough.
  2. Mix the powdered nuts thoroughly in the dough.
  3. Roll out the dough to suit a 225 mm. (9") diameter tray. Prick with a fork all over.

How to proceed

  1. Put a baking tray on the gas with the butter and granulated sugar. When the sugar turns brown in colour, switch of the gas and allow it to cool a little.
  2. Spread the apple slices on the tray and sprinkle the lemon juice and powdered sugar.
  3. Place the rolled pastry dough over the apple slices and brush with a little milk. Bake in a moderate oven at 190 degree C (375 degree F) for 20 to 25 minutes. Turn it upside down.
  4. Serve with vanilla ice-cream or fresh cream.

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