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Apple Tart With Jam Glaze

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Ingredients
For crust
  Cold butter/6 tablespoon spectrum spread 6 Tablespoon
  Unbleached white flour 32 Tablespoon (Reserve 2 Tbsp For Dusting)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Purified water 5 Tablespoon, cold
  Granny smith apples 3 , peeled, vertically thinly sliced
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
For glaze
  Apricot jam 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Purified water 3 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

MAKING
Using food processor
2. Using a food process, pulse on and off butter pieces with flour, salt, and sugar for 10 pulses or until crumbs start forming. Add cold water and pulse for some more time.
Using knife
2. Using two knives, cut butter into a mixture of flour, salt, and sugar. Add water and mix until no lumps are there.
3. Shape the dough into a ball and wrapped in a parchment paper, refrigerate for 15 minutes or freeze for 10 minutes.
4. Take out, sprinkle a little flour on a parchment paper piece, and with a rolling pin dusted with flour, roll the dough into a flat circle, slightly larger than a pie pan of 9 inches. Pinch back the dough, if torn off.
5. On a pie pan top, turn the parchment paper directly. Trim off hanging edges.
6. In the tart pan, place apples in row, in such a way that each of them slightly overlaps the top of the other.
7. Sprinkle sugar-cinnamon mixture over apples and bake, without covering for 30 minutes.
8. Using a foil, cover, and bake for 35 more minutes or until apples turn soft and juicy.
9. Take out from oven and keep aside.

FINALIZING
10. In a small saucepan, heat jam with water until the mixture thickens.
11. With a pastry brush, apply glaze over the tart and allow it to cool for 15 minutes.

SERVING
12. Reheat and serve Apple Tart with Jam Glaze sprinkled with a little powdered Confectioners-€™ sugar.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Apple
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
75 Minutes
Ready In: 
95 Minutes

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