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Alsatian apple tart

Alsatian apple tart

This tart from France's Alsace region has a sweet pastry (or sweetcrust) case, filled with raw apple slices and a light vanilla egg-custard mixture, then baked.

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Last modified on: July 15th 2018

For 1 Alsatian apple tart, you will need:

How long does it take?

Fulfillment
PreparationCookingStart to finish
29 min.25 min.54 min.
Preservation:
1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
10 min.
Alsatian apple tart : Photo of step #1 Roll out 250 g Sweet pastry.

Line a tart ring 8 inches (22 cm) in diameter.

Refrigerate until needed.
Stage 2
5 min.
Alsatian apple tart : Photo of step #2 Prepare the custard filling by whisking together 50 ml milk, 50 g liquid cream, 100 g caster sugar, 10 g Vanilla sugar and 80 g egg.

Leave to rest in the fridge.

Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).
Stage 3
7 min.
Alsatian apple tart : Photo of step #3 Peel 500 g apples, cut into quarters, then again into eighths (more or less slices).
Stage 4
2 min.
Alsatian apple tart : Photo of step #4 Take the pastry case out of the fridge and trim off any surplus pastry to neaten around the edge.

Impottant: check that there are no holes in the pastry, or the filling will run out onto the baking sheet during cooking.
Stage 5
3 min.
Alsatian apple tart : Photo of step #5 Arrange the apple slices in the case...
Stage 6
2 min.
Alsatian apple tart : Photo of step #6 ...and pour the filling around them.

Put in the oven immediately.
Stage 7
Alsatian apple tart : Photo of step #7 If you have any left over pastry, apple and filling, use these up by making mini tarts.
Stage 8
25 min.
Alsatian apple tart : Photo of step #8 Bake for about 35 minutes, then leave to cool in a wire rack. Serve warm or cold.

Remarks

For a richer version, reduce the quantity of milk and increase the cream.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Based on a recipe from the INBP (French professional bakery institute).

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