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Sarah Pope's apple tart

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Sarah Pope's apple tart

Pudding & Cake Serves 4 50 min
This simple to make, fragrant dessert is very good eaten with cream or a dollop of crème fraîche. The slight almond of the amaretti biscuits in the base sets the apples off to perfection.

Ingredients

for the base

  • 100g plain flour
  • 50g butter
  • 50g caster sugar
  • 40g crushed amaretti biscuits

for the filling

  • 700g Bramley apples
  • 2 tbsp caster sugar
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp melted butter

Method

Prep time: 10 min
Cooking time: 40 min

main

  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 200°C/Gas 6.

To make the base

  • Step 1

    put all the base ingredients in a food processor and process to a fine breadcrumb consistency. Press into the base of a nine inch loose-bottom tin.

For the filling

  • Step 1

    Slice the apples and arrange in an attractive pattern on top of the base. Brush the apples with melted butter and sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon. Bake for 30-40 minutes.