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Thin French apple tart

This delicate dessert is great for dinner parties and looks very impressive.

Ingredients

Method

  • 1.

    Pre-heat the oven to 190°C/Gas Mark 5.

  • 2.

    Using a plate as a template cut out 8 inch or 5 inch circles. Move straight onto a baking sheet lined with greased baking paper, and leave in the fridge to chill and rest.

  • 3.

    Meanwhile, melt the butter in a large pan and add the Bramley apples, 55g caster sugar and a splash of water. Turn onto a low heat and cook for 10 minutes. Mix with a metal spoon to a puree. Cool slightly and spread onto the pastry bases, leaving a 1cm strip around the edge of the pastry.

  • 4.

    Cover neatly with the Granny Smith apple slices, then cook in the oven for 20 to 25 minutes.

  • 5.

    Sprinkle with tablespoon of caster sugar and, using a blow torch or placing under a hot grill, caramelise the top for a few seconds.

  • 6.

    Move the tart onto the serving plate. Pour over the Calvados and set light to the liquid.

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Andrew Graham

Moscato, Sparkling Whites and Sparkling Rose are the best wines to pair with Thin French apple tart.

 
 

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