FOOD

Irish Apple Tart

What better way to celebrate St Patrick’s Day than with this traditional Irish Apple Tart?

FOOD

Irish Apple Tart

What better way to celebrate St Patrick’s Day than with this traditional Irish Apple Tart?

Ingredients

Irish Apple Tart

  • Pastry Dough
  • 1 3/4 cup (225 grams all­purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons (30 grams sugar
  • 1/2 cup (110 grams chilled butter, cut into cubes
  • 1 egg
  • 2­3 tablespoons ice-cold water

Filling

  • 1 pound (500 grams apples (4 medium-sized apples) 5 tablespoons (75 grams sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoons cinnamon
  • Lemon zest of 1 lemon
  • Juice from half of lemon

Glaze

  • 1 beaten egg
  • 1 teaspoon sugar

Steps

Irish Apple Tart

  1. In a medium bowl whisk flour with sugar. Incorporate butter using a pastry blender, a fork or a pastry processor, until crumbs are formed. Add egg and water and stir until incorporated.
  2. Divide the dough into 2 pieces, wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Preheat oven to 350F (180C).
  4. Grease a 9 inch (23 centimeters) oven­proof plate or an Irish tart plate with a little butter.
  5. Into a lightly floured surface roll first piece of dough until it's about 12in (30 centimeters) in diameter.
  6. Line the prepared plate with the rolled dough and press the edges. Cut the excess dough.
  7. Arrange the apples over the crust.
  8. Brush with water the edges of the crust.
  9. Roll the other piece of dough and cover the apples.
  10. Seal the edges and cut away the excess.
  11. Bake 40-50 minutes

Filling

  1. Peel, core and cut the apples into thin slices. Place them into a bowl, add the lemon juice, lemon zest, sugar and cinnamon and toss to coat.

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