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French Apple Tart

 
French Apple Tart
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This dedicate French apple tart also tastes delicious. It's loaded with apples, so you don't have to feel too guilty about enjoying one or two slices of this tart.

Yield

8

servings

Prep

30

min

Cook

30

min

Ready

60

min

Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

1 each pie shell (9 inch)
pre-cooked
2 pounds apples
1 x lemon
half of, juiced
*
2 tablespoons sugar
¾ cup apricot preserves (jam)
*
¼ cup calvados (apple brandy)
*
2 tablespoons butter

Directions

Peel, quarter and core the apples.

Slice 3 apples into thin slices, toss with lemon juice and 2 tablespoons of the sugar and set aside.

Make applesauce with the rest of the apples.

Chop coarsely, place in a saucepan with 2 to 3 tablespoons of water, cover and cook over a medium-low heat until very soft.

Warm the jam, then force it through a sieve (fruit bits can be returned to the jar).

Add ¼ cup of strained jam to applesauce, together with the Calvados and butter.

Continue cooking, if needed, until fairly thick.

Taste and add sugar if needed.

It should taste sweet, but not like jam.

Spread the applesauce over the tart shell, then layer the drained apple slices in concentric circles over it.

Bake about 30 minutes, until the apples are tender.

Warm remaining apricot jam, adding a tablespoon or so of water if needed, to paint over the tart.

Best served warm.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Comments

happyzhangbo
Toronto , Ontario, Canada
 over 4 years ago

This French apple tart looks beautiful and delicious. How can anybody resist to have one or two slices of this mouth-watery tart! Well done on both the tart and the photos. Happy Baking :)

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 136g (4.8 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 17243% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 13%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 122mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Sugars g
Protein 2g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 1% Iron 2%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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