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Apple Tart with Blackberry Sorbet

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  Castor sugar 10 Ounce (300 Gram)
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Glucose 4 Teaspoon
  Blackberries 14 Ounce (400 Gram)
  Granulated sugar 3 Ounce (85 Gram)
  Puff pastry 400 Gram, rolled (1 Packet)
  Eating apples 1 Pound, peeled (450 Gram)
  Demerara sugar 2 Ounce (50 Gram)
  Mint leaves 1 (For Garnish)

1. To make the sorbet, in a saucepan, combine the caster sugar, 300milliliters of water, lemon and glucose.
2. Place the pan over a medium flame and bring the liquid to a boil, stirring until the sugar has dissolved. Cool the syrup and place in the refrigerator to chill.
3. In another saucepan, combine the blackberries reserving a few for garnish, the granulated sugar and 1 tablespoon of water.
4. Place the pan over a medium flame and simmer the berries until they are soft and pulpy.
5. Strain the puree through a fine mesh nylon sieve into the chilled syrup. Mix well.
6. Churn the puree in an ice-cream maker and freeze in a freezer friendly box until required. Alternatively pour the puree into a shallow, freezer proof box and freeze for 2 hours until crystals form around the edge. Break up with a fork and return to the freezer to set again. Repeat this step thrice then seal box and freeze overnight.

7. Preheat the heat oven to 400 degree F or 200 degree C.
8. Cut the rolled pastry into 4-inch squares.
9. Arrange the apples slices over the pastry bases and sprinkle with sugar. Arrange the tarts on a baking sheet.
10. Bake the tarts in the preheated oven for 15 minutes until the apples are caramelized and the pastry is golden brown.

11. Serve the hot tarts on a dessert plate with a scoop of sorbet on the side
12. Garnish the tarts with springs of mint and the reserved blackberries.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1103 Calories from Fat 352

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 39 g60.3%

Saturated Fat 5.5 g27.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 255.2 mg10.6%

Total Carbohydrates 183 g60.9%

Dietary Fiber 9.5 g38%

Sugars 128.5 g

Protein 9 g18.2%

Vitamin A 5.5% Vitamin C 44.4%

Calcium 4.6% Iron 18.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Apple Tart With Blackberry Sorbet Recipe