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December 26, 2013 / Chris Blum

Patricia wellls tarte aux pommes a la creme

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My step mom made this for Christmas Dessert – amazing!!

Crust:
1 c flour
7 TBSP butter
2 tsp sugar
1/8 tsp salt
3 TBSP cold water

Preheat oven to 375.

Process course meal. For into a ball and refrigerate 1 hour. Roll out to fill a 10 inch tart pan. Press into shell, top with parchment and pie weight and bake about 10 – 15 minutes until starting to brown.

Tart
3 large egg yolks
1/2 tsp almond extract
3/4 c creme fraiche
3 TBSP, 2 TBSP to sprinkle on top
1 parbaked crust
5 apples, peeled and cut into 8 slices

Preheat oven to 375.

Whisk together eggs, extract, creme and 3 TBSP sugar.

Place the cut apples just inside the rim of the pan in a circle slightly overlapping into 2 or 3 concentric circles. Pour creme over the apples and sprinkle with sugar.

Bake for 45 minutes until filling is set and apples Are nicely browned and puffy.

Serves 8.

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