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Autumn Apple Tart Recipe

Autumn Apple Tart Recipe

There are so many apple orchards in our state, and this tasty tart is one of my favorite ways to use this abundant fall fruit.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 50 min. YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • CRUST:
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 6 medium tart apples, peeled and cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/3 to 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Cut in butter until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Combine egg and milk; stir into flour mixture until blended.
  • 2. Press onto the bottom and up the sides of an ungreased 11-in. tart pan with removable bottom. Arrange apple slices over crust.
  • 3. In a small bowl, combine topping ingredients; sprinkle over apples. Place pan on a baking sheet. Bake at 350° for 50-60 minutes or until apples are tender. Serve warm or cool. Yield: 12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 200 calories, 10 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 44 mg cholesterol, 235 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.