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Apple And Quince Tart With Honey And Hazelnut Creme Fraiche

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Ingredients
  Unsalted butter 1 Ounce (25 Gram, Plus A Little Extra, Melted, For Drizzling)
  Quinces 2 , peeled, cored and chopped
  Caster sugar 4 Tablespoon
  Ready rolled puff pastry 8 Ounce (225 Gram)
  Egg yolk 1
  Apples 3 , cored and thinly sliced
  Clear honey 2 Tablespoon (For Drizzling)
  Hazelnuts 2 Ounce, chopped (50 Gram)
  Creme fraiche 7 Fluid Ounce (200 Milliliter)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat your oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6.
2) In a bowl, stir honey and hazelnuts into the creme fraiche. Set aside.

MAKING
3) In a pan, add 25g butter to melt. Add chopped quince and sauté over medium heat for 10 minutes.
4) Add half quantity of sugar and a splash of water to cook for 4-5 minutes or until the ingredients become tender.
5) Remove the pan from heat. With a hand blender, puree this to smooth.
6) In a greased baking tray, place puff pastry. Brush with egg yolk and prick with tip of a knife.
7) Spread the quince puree over the pastry and arrange the apple slices in vertical lines on top.
8) Drizzle with honey and sprinkle remaining caster sugar on top.
9) Place this inside the oven and bake for 15-20 minutes or until golden and cooked through.
10) Remove the tart from oven and cut into 4 parts.

SERVING
11) Drizzle little melted butter on top and serve with a spoonful of the creme fraiche alongside.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Microwaving
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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