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.

Serves
8

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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