Tarte aux Pomme

Dessert, FrenchDessert, HomeCooking


Sunday’s dessert for today’s is a Home made Tarte aux Pomme (apple pie).  Baked by my uncle who is Ovide Pierre Lite, who is a pastry chef as well as a chocolatier maker.

How to make it should you be interested. The ingredients you will need are the following: 

  • For the pâte brisée (pastry)
  • 175g (6 oz) plain flour
  • pinch salt
  • 125g (4 1/2 oz) butter
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 3 tablespoons cold water
  • For the frangipane
  • 125g (4 1/2 oz) butter, softened
  • 100g (4 oz) caster sugar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 dessertspoon Calvados or Kirsch
  • 2 tablespoons plain flour
  • 100g (4 oz) ground almonds
  • Additional ingredients
  • 3 to 4 ripe dessert apples – peeled, cored, halved and thinly sliced
  • 5 tablespoons apricot jam

The way to go about doing it is in the link below




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