Apple and Orange Tart Recipe

Apple and Orange Tart Recipe

Ingredients: Makes one 18 cm / 7 in tart

For the pastry (paste):
100 g/4 oz/1 cup plain (all-purpose) flour
25 g/1 oz/2 tbsp caster (superfine) sugar
50 g/2 oz butter or margarine

1 egg yolk
For the filling:
75 g/3 oz butter or margarine, softened
75 g/3 oz caster (superfine) sugar
4 egg yolks
25 g/1 oz/3 tbsp chopped mixed (candied) peel
Grated rind of 1 large orange
1 eating (dessert) apple

Method:

To make the pastry, mix together the flour and sugar in a bowl, then rub in the butter or margarine until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Blend in the egg yolks and mix lightly to a dough. Wrap in clingfilm (plastic wrap) and chill for 30 minutes before using. Roll out the pastry and use to line a greased 18 cm/7 in flan ring.


To make the filling, cream together the butter or margarine and sugar until light and fluffy, then mix in the egg yolks, mixed peel and orange rind. Spoon over the pastry. Peel, core and grate the apple and spread over the flan. Bake in a preheated oven at 180C/350F/gas mark 4 for 30 minutes.

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