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Apple-Walnut Tart

Cuisine: German
Type: Fruit, Nuts
Courses: Dessert, Pies
Serves: 8 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 1/2 cups 93g / 3.3ozFlour
1/4 cup 49g / 1.7ozButter - cold
1/4 cup 59mlCrisco
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlSalt
5 tablespoons 75mlWater - maybe a little less
1 3/4 cups 346g / 12ozSugar
3/4 cup 177mlWater
5   Tart apples - peeled & sliced
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlCinnamon
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlNutmeg
1/8 teaspoon 0.6mlSalt
1/2 cup 99g / 3.5ozButter
2 cups 396g / 13ozEggs - beaten (large)
3/4 cup 120g / 4.2ozRaisins
1/2 cup 73g / 2.6ozNuts - coarsely chopped

Recipe Instructions

Pastry: Process flour, cold butter, Crisco and salt in work bowl until the butter is in pea size pieces. Add Ice water and process with on-off turns only until dough begins to hold its shape. take out pat down into flat circle and refrigerate 30 minutes. Roll out on floured surface and put into 9 inch tart pan with removable bottom.

Cover pastry with foil and fill with beans, bake in 375F oven for 10 min's. Remove beans and bake until golden brown. Remove from oven and let cool.

Filling: Mix 3/4 cup sugar and water in saucepan and bring to a boil. Add sliced apples and cook, covered, stirring occasionally until tender. Drain and cool. In top of double boiler, mix 1 cup of sugar, spices, salt and butter. Add beaten eggs quickly and Beat with whisk until blended. Add remaining ingredients and cook over hot water stirring until thickened. Cool.

Layer Apples in pie shell and pour mixture over apples. Refrigerate until ready to use.

"The Cobbler Crusade" by Irene Ritter


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