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The crumb topping gives this apple tart a delightfully sweet crunch in every bite. I like to make it year-round, but it's especially good in fall when fresh apples are at their best. --Janet Briggs
MAKES:
6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 50 min.
MAKES:
6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. Bake: 50 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1 eggs, 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
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons cold butter

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Cut in butter until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Combine egg and milk; gradually add to flour mixture, tossing with a fork until dough forms a ball.
Press dough onto the bottom and up the sides of a 12-in. fluted tart pan with removable bottom. Arrange apple slices in a circular pattern over dough, starting at the outer edge and overlapping slices.
For topping, combine the sugar, flour and spices in a small bowl. Cut in butter until crumbly. Sprinkle over apples. Bake at 350° for 50-60 minutes or until apples are tender. Serve warm or cold. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Autumn Apple Tart in Test Kitchen Favorites 2004 2005, p278

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 300 calories, 15g fat (9g saturated fat), 65mg cholesterol, 352mg sodium, 39g carbohydrate (20g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.

  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1 eggs, 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
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons cold butter
  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt and sugar. Cut in butter until mixture resembles fine crumbs. Combine egg and milk; gradually add to flour mixture, tossing with a fork until dough forms a ball.
  2. Press dough onto the bottom and up the sides of a 12-in. fluted tart pan with removable bottom. Arrange apple slices in a circular pattern over dough, starting at the outer edge and overlapping slices.
  3. For topping, combine the sugar, flour and spices in a small bowl. Cut in butter until crumbly. Sprinkle over apples. Bake at 350° for 50-60 minutes or until apples are tender. Serve warm or cold. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Autumn Apple Tart in Test Kitchen Favorites 2004 2005, p278

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