Dutch Apple Tart Recipe

Dutch Apple Tart Recipe

How to make dutch apple tart, you will need:

For the pastry:
150 g (5 ½ oz) plain flour
90 g (3 oz) self-raising flour
30 g (1 oz) sugar
60 g (2 oz) butter
60 g (2 oz) lard or white fat
30 ml (1 fl.oz) cold water

For the filling:
480 g (lib) apples, peeled, cored and chopped
30 g (1 oz) butter
Grated zest and juice of ½ lemon
170 g (6 oz) caster sugar
60 g (2 oz) sultanas
Dutch Apple Tart Recipe

How to make dutch apple tart

To make the pastry:
  1. Place the flours and sugar in a large bowl, add both fats and rub in gently to form coarse crumbs.
  2. Add the cold water and mix to a firm dough, cover and refrigerate to rest.

To make the filling:
  1. Slowly cook the apples in a pan with the butter, lemon zest and juice under a tight-fitting lid. Add the sugar and sultanas halfway through.
  2. When cooked to a thick puree, allow the mixture to completely cool. 
  3. Cover a heatproof pie dish with half of the short pastry using the method given for Old English Apple Pie.
  4. Add the cold apples and cover with the remaining two thirds of the pastry. Crimp the edge to form a pretty effect, brush with cold water and sprinkle with caster sugar.
  5. Make a steam hole in the center of the tart and bake in a preheated oven at 190°C / 360°F / gas mark until crisp and golden.
  6. Serve dutch apple tart with lightly whipped cream.
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