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Apple tart

Ingredients

Serves : 6 portions

  • 250g plain flour
  • 125g salted butter,
  • 4 tablespoons soften water
  • 6 Empire apples, peeled and very thinly sliced
  • 3 tablespoons caster sugar

Directions

Prep:30min › Cook:30min › Ready in:1hr

  • Rub the butter into the flour until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Add enough water to make a firm dough. Wrap the pastry in cling film and let it rest in the refrigerator while you prepare the apples.
  • Preheat the oven to 220 C /428 F
  • Roll out the pastry between two sheets of baking parchment. Using a knife, cut a circle to fit the tart tin, and line the tart tin with the shortcrust.
  • Place the apple slices into the pastry case in an overlapping spiral beginning at the outer edge and ending in the centre. Sprinkle with the caster sugar.
  • Bake in the preheated oven until the pastry is golden and the apples are soft, about 30 minutes.