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Apple Tart Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
MD Fouts
Added: Wednesday, May 13, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Dough: 1-1/4 cups flour, 1 tsp sugar, 1/2 tsp baking powder, 1/4 tsp salt, 6 tbsp shortening, 1/4 cup milk-heated to lukewarm

Filling: 6 medium (or 2 lbs) apples (Golden Delicious, Braeburn, or McIntosh), 3 tbsp sugar, 2 tbsp unsalted butter

Directions:
Directions:
1. Preheat the oven to 400F.
2. For the dough: combine all the dry ingredients in a bowl. Add shortening and mix with your hands or a pasty blender until the mixture feels sandy. Add the warm milk and mix into a soft dough. Roll out the dough into a pie pan or pastry dish.
3. For the filling: Peel the apples, quarter and remove the core. Arrange the apple quarters onto the dough. Sprinkle sugar evenly onto the apples. Cut the butter into small pieces and dot the apples with the butter.
4. Place the tart in the oven and bake for 1 hour. Cut into wedges and serve lukewarm.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Goes great with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

 

 

 

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