Apple crumble tart

Apple crumble tart: Indulgence time is here. Image: Msi Muzi Mathebula.

Apple crumble tart – Crunchy crust with sweet apple filling

Crave a sweet bite? Think no further than this delightful apple crumble tart.

Apple crumble tart

Apple crumble tart: Indulgence time is here. Image: Msi Muzi Mathebula.

What is better than a sweet dessert after the main meal? This apple crumble tart is the perfect way to finish off a delicious three-course meal.

This recipe includes the method to prepare your own sweet pastry for this delightful dessert. The apple crumble tart is baked in a delicious crunchy pastry contrasting with the sweet-and-sour taste of the apple filling. Try preparing this sweet pastry once and you will prefer to prepare your own sweet pastries going forward as it is actually quite easy to whip together. And you can use this sweet pastry recipe for almost every sweet dessert.

If you have a big number of guests over, this recipe is a great option as it serves eight people. And the best part is that it is ready in less than an hour. Serve with a scoop of ice cream or a dollop of cream for the ultimate indulgence.

Crave a sweet bite? Think no further than this delightful apple crumble tart.

Apple crumble tart recipe

3 from 7 votes
Recipe by Msi Muzi Mathebula Course: DessertCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy
Servings

8

servings
Prep time

10

minutes
Cooking time

40

minutes
Total time

50

minutes

Ingredients

  • Sweet pastry
  • 250 g cake flour

  • 200 g butter

  • 100 g icing sugar

  • 2 egg yolks

  • 1 pinch salt

  • Filling
  • 8 apples

  • 100 ml sugar

  • 3 tablespoons cake flour

  • 1 tablespoon nutmeg

  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon powder

  • zest and juice of 1 lemon

Method

  • Sweet pastry
  • Sift the flour with a pinch of salt in a mixing bowl.
  • Place the butter in an electric bowl mixer with dough hook beat until softened.
  • Add the icing sugar until light and fluffy, then add flour mixture all at once.
  • Gradually add one egg yolk until it forms a dough ball.
  • Cover the dough with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 15 – 30 minutes.
  • Brush a 20 – 23 cm baking tray with melted butter, roll out 200 g pastry on the baking tray and refrigerate the 50 g pastry.
  • Filling
  • Peel and core the apples and cut them into chunks.
  • Place them in a bowl add the lemon zest, lemon juice, nutmeg, cake flour and cinnamon.
  • Mix well and pour the mixture into the tart pan.
  • Take the leftover 50 g pastry and grate it over the apple tart mixture.
  • Bake the tart for 40 minutes at 200°C until golden brown.
  • Serve with whipped cream.

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