Alsatian apple tart

Step by step recipe:

  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.
  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).
  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).
  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.
  5. 3 min.Alsatian apple tart : Photo of step #5
    Arrange the apple slices in the case...
  6. 2 min.Alsatian apple tart : Photo of step #6
    ...and pour the filling around them.

    Put in the oven immediately.
  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.
  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.

Source:

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

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