Recipe: Easy Street Apple Tart

 

5 cups prepared apples

Lemon juice

1/4 cup sugar

1 1/2 tablespoons flour

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1 (9-inch) Tart Shell

Crumb Topping

Peel apples. Cut into eighths, removing core section. Sprinkle lightly with lemon juice. Add sugar, flour, cinnamon and nutmeg and mix well.

Place apples in Tart Shell, mounding in center. Cover evenly with Crumb Topping and pack apples securely into shell.

Bake at 350 degrees 45 minutes. Remove to rack to cool. Remove outer rim of tart pan to serve. Makes 1 (9-inch) tart.

Tart Shell

1 cup flour

3 1/2 tablespoons sugar

3 1/4 ounces butter

1/2 lightly beaten egg

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Mix flour and sugar in bowl. Cut butter into small pieces, add to bowl and mix until crumbly. Add egg and vanilla.

Form dough into ball, wrap securely and refrigerate 4 hours or overnight. Roll out dough and fit into 9-inch tart pan with removable bottom.

Crumb Topping

3/4 cup flour

3/4 cup brown sugar, packed

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/4 pound butter

Combine flour, sugar and cinnamon in bowl. Cut butter into small pieces, add to bowl and mix until crumbly.

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