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Melt-in-Your-Mouth Apple Tart

Melt-in-Your-Mouth Apple Tart

It takes some time to make, but this is a terrifically tasty apple tart! The almond filling topped with apples and custard will melt in your mouth.

Ingredients: 1 18cm tart

◇Tart crust
Cake flour
180 g
Sugar
1 tablespoon
Salt
1/3 teaspoon
Unsalted butter
50 g
Egg
1 (about 50 g)
◇Almond filling
Unsalted butter
30 g
Sugar
30 g
Beaten egg
1/2
Almond flour
30 g
Cake flour
1 teaspoon
Rum
1 teaspoon
◇Custard Cream:
Eggs
2
Sugar
30 g
Salt
a small amount
Cornstarch (or cake flour)
2 tablespoons
Milk
1 cup (200ml)
Rum
1 teaspoon
Apricot jam (for finishing)
A small amount
Apple Compote (Recipe ID: 307104)
2

Steps

1. Bring the butter and eggs to room temperature. Sift the flour and set aside.
2. < Tart crust > Put the butter into a bowl and whip until creamy. Add the salt and sugar and mix until white and fluffy.
3. Add the beaten egg in a little at a time and mix. Add the flour and cut in with a rubber spatula. Bring the dough together and wrap with plastic wrap.
4. Let the tart dough chill in the refrigerator for about 2 hours.
5. Roll out the dough until larger than the tart pan and line the pan with the dough. Cut off the excess dough, wrap the crust in plastic wrap, and chill for 30 minutes.
6. Put baking weights in the tart and bake in an oven at 180 degrees Celsius for15 minutes. (If you don't have baking weights, poke holes in the bottom of the tart crust dough with a fork.)
7. 〔Almond filling〕Whip the butter in a bowl until creamy. Add the sugar and mix with a whisk until fluffy.
8. Add the beaten egg a little at a time, whisking well as you go. Add the rum, almond flour, and cake flour and mix well.
9. Remove the baking weights from the tart crust and fill with the almond batter. Smooth out the surface and bake in an oven at 170 degrees Celsius for 20 minutes.
10. 〔Custard cream〕 In a pot, mix together the egg, sugar, salt, and cornstarch. Add the milk a little at a time while mixing well.
11. Turn the heat to medium while stirring. When thickened, remove from the heat. Strain, then add the rum.
12. Pour the custard into the tart. Slice the apple compote into 1cm slices and top the tart with them. Bake at 170 degrees Celsius for 20~25 minutes.
13. When done baking, top with apricot jam and enjoy.

Story Behind this Recipe

Mamami's "Easy!! Refreshingly Nice Apple Compote" is delicious, so I decided to make a tart using compote.