Challenging Arts & Crafts

Apple Tart + Recipe



500 g all purpose Flour
30 g Sugar,
a dash of salt,
200 g Butter chopped into small squares,
1 Tbsp Table Vinegar,
10 Tbsp cold


How to make the Pastry:

 1.In a container, mix all dough ingredients as in above, knead well until dough is smooth and can be formed into a ball.

2. divide dough into two, or put into plastic bags to let them stand in the fridge for 2 hours....

3. Roll- out 1 dough onto a floured surface, make it flat by using rolling pin... shape the dough according to the springform you are using..let the flat dough cover the whole baking springform
( see foto )...

4. Fill- up the springform with the cooked apples adding raisins and the chopped almonds, mix until all apples are filled onto the baking container...

5. roll-out the 2nd dough , by using pizza roller, cut the dough into strips ( see foto) to cover the tarte like grids alternately.


Apple Fillings:

1.5 kg apples
100 g sugar
50 g brown sugar
30 g Flour 1 tsp grated lemon peel
1 tsp lemon juice

1/2 tsp Nutmeg
1 cup chopped almond nuts
2 Tbsp Milk.
4 Tbsp Marmalade of your choice.



Cooking apple fillings:

1. peel and remove seeds & cut apples into small pieces or thin slices, slow cook in a casserole adding all Ingredients (except the 30 gms flour, raisins and chooped almonds) until apples become soft (about 5 minutes,) let cool.

2.mix the flour, raisins and almonds well into the apples and put the fillings into the springfrom (see foto). Heat 4 Tbsp of your favorite marmalade on microwave oven, distribute this on top of the fillings before you put the strips of dough as Tarte crust.


3.  in a preheated oven and on middle tray holder , bake the Tarte   for about an hour under 180°C or 356°F.

 When done, sprinkle the Tarte with sugar...serve hot or cold!



P.S. you can use various baking forms for the apple tart, shown here are the tartlette forms and the 2nd one is a bigger springform with removable bottom/base.