Desserts

Tart Aux Pommes - French Apple Tart

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Tarte aux Pommes is your everyday traditional apple tart sold in nearly every patisserie( pastry shop) in France. The ingredients are simple as its preparation technique. I prefer this dessert over apple pie, but that is just my taste. For this particular recipe, we used a shortbread crust. My husband and I find that the caramelizing of the short bread crust adds a new dimension to the taste and texture of this old-time French favorite.

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Crust:
1¼ cups of all purpose flour, sifted
1 stick of butter, sliced into about 10 pieces
2 Tb sour cream
2 Tb sugar
3-4 large Granny Smith apples (you want a tart apple)
½ cup sugar
dash of nutmeg
2 shots of a sweet liqueur - Calvados or Belle Paire work nicely
1 tsp. lemon juice
½ cup of water
Glaze:
4 Tb. apricot jelly + 1 Tb. water
Preheat your oven to 375'F. To make the crust: In a food processor, combine flour, butter, sour cream and sugar. Pulse until mixture looks like corn meal. Pack neatly into an ungreased tart pan and bake for...
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Nutritions

Calories
379

Sodium
6mg
0% DV

Fat
25g
38% DV

Protein
2g
5% DV

Carbs
33g
11% DV

Fiber
1g
7% DV