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Fruit tart

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 60 mins
Fruit tart
This delicious fruit tart would be perfect after a tasty Sunday roast.

170g pastry trimmings or shortcrust pastry

450g prepared apples, gooseberries, plums, redcurrants, rhubarb or a mixture of apples and balckberries

225g caster sugar

170g puff pastry

Egg wash or egg white

Preheat the oven to 200°C / 400°F / Gas Mark 6. Line a 25cm (10inch) pie plate with pastry trimmings or shortcrust pastry rolled into a circle.

It should be 5mm thick.

Thinly peel and core the apples and cut into chunks.

Place them in the centre of the pastry, leaving a 1 cm border round the edge.

Sprinkle with sugar.

Roll out the puff pastry 5mm thick. Cut a circle for the top of the tart. 

Brush the edge of the pastry base with water.

Put on the top, press the edges together and knock up the sides. 

Cut a slit in the centre.

Brush with egg wash or egg white.

Place in the preheated oven for an hour.


Preparation Time
15 minutes

Cooking Time
60 minutes

Main ingredients
Fruit, Eggs, Sugar, Pastry

Recipe Type
Cakes & Baking, Entertaining, Cake Stall

Level of Difficulty
Moderately Easy

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