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Apple/Pear Tart
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Apple/Pear Tart

By monzav (GoodFood Community)
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 6
Creamy apple or pear tart


Ingredients for pastry:

  • 200g plain flour
  • 125g unsalted butter
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp of baking powder
  • 25ml cold water

Ingredients for apple filling:

  • 5 small apples (pink lady or cox) or
  • 5 pears
  • 1 tbs unsalted butter
  • 1 tbs lemon juice
  • 2 tbs sugar

Ingredients for topping:

  • 125ml double cream
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 tbs sugar


  • STEP 1
    Heat oven to 170C/150C fan/gas 3.
  • STEP 2
    Pour water, flour, butter, salt, egg and baking powder into the bowl.
  • STEP 3
    Knead the dough for a few minutes until is soft and not sticky.
  • STEP 4
    Roll out the dough on a well-floured surface to a 1cm thickness.
  • STEP 5
    Place the dough on a baking tray.
  • STEP 6
    Prick the bottom of the tart with a fork.
  • STEP 7
    Bake a pastry in the oven for about 20min.
  • STEP 8
    Make syrup by melting the butter with lemon juice and sugar in a small saucepan.
  • STEP 9
    Remove from the heat.
  • STEP 10
    Cut peeled and cored apples/pears into thin slices.
  • STEP 11
    When the tart bottom has chilled, lay the apple/pears slices in concentric circles.
  • STEP 12
    Sprinkle the syrup over the apples/pears.
  • STEP 13
    Bake for 20min until the pastry is pale golden brown.
  • STEP 14
    Whisk together the double cream, egg yolks and sugar till thick and creamy.
  • STEP 15
    When the pastry is ready pour the cream over the tart.
  • STEP 16
    Bake the cake in the oven for next 10 mins until mixture just set.

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