An apple tart is a fruit tart of which the main ingredient is apple. You can serve it with whipped cream or ice cream as a topping or along with cheddar cheese. To make this apple tart, you have to use the top and the bottom which means that you have to make a double crust. The upper crust of the tart can be of a round or circular shape or you can even make strips. These apple tarts are easy to make and are healthy as well. Bake this tart for your family and friends.
How To Make Glazed And Flaky Apple Tart
If you want a dessert with fruits then I would suggest that this apple tart is perhaps the best for you. You do not have to slice or dice the apples as here you need to put the halved apples. You have to roast the halved apples with brandy and maple syrup. arrange it on the pastry base with almond topping. It adds crunch and will absorb the juice. You get the apple tart which consists of 70% fruit and you get the flaky crust. Make sure your tart is firm so it can hold its shape even when you cook it twice. You can also make the dough and can roast the apples for 2 days as well.
Ingredients To Make The Tart
You will need a half cup of sliced almonds. Apples of medium size for the sweet-tart taste like Winesap, pink lady, Honeycrisp. You will need halves of lemons. Pure maple syrup (half a cup). Vanilla extract (two teaspoons). A dash of kosher salt. Divided raw sugar (two tablespoons). All-purpose flour (one tablespoon). Furthermore, you will also need more all-purpose flour for dusting. The egg which you need to beat so that it blends (one egg). You can also use vanilla ice cream for serving.
Methods To Make The Tart
In the middle of the oven put the rack. At 350 degrees Fahrenheit preheat it. On a rimmed baking sheet put in the almonds and toss it. Toss it once for it to become golden brown for around 6 to 8 minutes and then set it aside and let it cool.
Reduce the temperature of the oven to 275 degrees Fahrenheit. Peel and cut the apples into halves. Take out the core with the help of a melon baller or a teaspoon. On the apples rub the cut sides of the lemon. Arrange sliced apples in a 13×3 baking dish. Now squeeze the halved lemon and add the brandy, vanilla, maple syrup, and salt. Cover the pie with foil and bake it till the juice starts to bubble and till the apples are soft. Now uncover it and let it cool. Toss almonds with one tablespoon raw sugar, one tablespoon flour and set it aside. Let the pastry sit at room temperature for it to become soft.
Put it on a parchment paper with a little flour and roast it twice. Put the almond mixture on the pastry and arrange the apples and chill. Serve with vanilla ice cream.