Delicious French apple tart

    1 hour 20 min

    Just a simply delicious French apple tart, filled with loads of apples and a creamy custard mixture. If you can, use fresh homemade pastry; if not, shop-bought is fine!

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    Serves: 6 

    • 1 (23cm) shortcrust pastry case
    • 2 apples - cored, peeled and chopped
    • 3 apples - cored, peeled, quartered and thinly sliced
    • 2 egg yolks
    • 5 tablespoons caster sugar
    • 200ml whipping cream
    • soft brown sugar, to serve

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Ready in:1hr20min 

    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Cover pastry case with baking parchment and pour in dried lentils, rice or beans (to blind bake). Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes. Let cool.
    2. Spread chopped apples over bottom of pastry; top with thin apple slices for a nice presentation.
    3. In a medium bowl beat egg yolks with sugar and cream. Pour this mixture over apples.
    4. Bake in preheated oven for about 40 minutes. Remove from oven, sprinkle with a bit of brown sugar and serve.

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