Blomidon Inn Apple Tart

Recipe by Elly in Canada
READY IN: 2hrs
SERVES: 12
YIELD: 1 tart
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Crust:.
  • In bowl, stir together flour, sugar and baking powder.
  • With pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter just until in coarse chunks and mixture is still dry.
  • Drizzle with egg; toss until slightly moistened. (Mixture should not come together like dough.).
  • Set aside 1 cup (250 mL) for topping; lightly press remainder evenly onto bottom and halfway up side of 10-inch (3 L) springform pan. Set aside.
  • Filling:
  • In bowl, toss together apples, sherry and lemon juice.
  • Stir together sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves; sprinkle over apples and toss well. Scrape into pan, levelling top.
  • Sprinkle with reserved crumb mixture.
  • Bake in centre of 350°F (180°C) oven until golden, about 1-1/2 hours.
  • Let stand on rack until warm; run knife around edge to loosen.
  • Let cool completely before removing side of pan.
  • Serve with whipped cream and toasted sliced almonds.
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