Apple custard tart

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    2 hours 30 min

    This unforgettable apple tart gets added richness from custard baked right in. This tart is surprisingly easy to make!


    Cumbria, England, UK
    13 people made this

    Ingredients
    Serves: 8 

    • For the apple filling
    • 60g butter
    • 2 tart apples - peeled, cored and sliced
    • 100g caster sugar
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • For the custard
    • 60g butter, softened
    • 75g caster sugar
    • 4 eggs
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    • 2 tablespoons plain flour
    • 180ml buttermilk
    • 1 (23cm) shortcrust pastry case

    Method
    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:1hr  ›  Extra time:1hr cooling  ›  Ready in:2hr30min 

    1. Preheat oven to 150 C / Gas 2.
    2. For the apple filling:

    3. Melt 60g butter in a frying pan over medium heat. Add apple, caster sugar and cinnamon. Cook 3 to 5 minutes, until tender. Set aside.
    4. For the custard:

    5. In a large mixing bowl combine 60g softened butter with 75g sugar. Beat until creamy. Add eggs one at a time, beating until pale and the yellow disappears. Mix in vanilla, then 2 tablespoons flour. Combine thoroughly, then pour in buttermilk, beating until smooth.
    6. Prick bottom of pastry case with a fork. Spoon in apple mixture, then pour custard over it.
    7. Place in preheated oven and bake for 1 to 1 1/4 hours, until a knife inserted in the centre comes out clean. Let cool for 1 hour before slicing.

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    I am allergic to cinnamon what could I replace it with  -  19 Mar 2015

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