Dutch Apple Tart Recipe

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One of our crew is originally born in the Tulip flower country, Netherland. Her name is Sanne. One great thing about her that makes us hire her is that she know how to make a good cookies, tart and pie. 

She said that her family used to make a banquet feast in their village, inviting people to join once in the full moon time as a cultural routine. And one stuff that must not be skipped on the feast is the Dutch pie. 

Her family’s famous pie that she often made with us is this one called Dutch apple tart, which is so peculiar of Holland bakery and tasty. The way how the scent drag us into a melting desire to taste it is just inevitable thing when Sanne make her very own traditional Dutch apple tart for us. Luckily we got her interviewed to share the how to make it, and share it with you here.  

How to make dutch apple tart, you will need: 

For the pastry: 
150 grams plain flour
90 grams self-raising flour
30 grams sugar
60 grams butter
60 grams lard or white fa
30 ml cold water

For the filling: 
480 g (lib) apples, peeled, cored and chopped
30 grams butter
Grated zest and juice of ½ lemon
170 grams caster suga
60 grams sultanas

Dutch Apple Tart Recipe

 How to make dutch apple tart


To make the pastry:
 

  • Place the flours and sugar in a large bowl, add both fats and rub in gently to form coarse crumbs.
  • Add the cold water and mix to a firm dough, cover and refrigerate to rest.

To make the filling:

 
  1. Slowly cook the apples in a pan with the butter, lemon zest and juice under a tight-fitting lid. Add the sugar and sultanas halfway through. 
  2. When cooked to a thick puree, allow the mixture to completely cool.  
  3. Cover a heatproof pie dish with half of the short pastry.
  4. Add the cold apples and cover with the remaining two thirds of the pastry. Crimp the edge to form a pretty effect, brush with cold water and sprinkle with caster sugar. 
  5. Make a steam hole in the center of the tart and bake in a preheated oven at 190°C / 360°F / gas mark until crisp and golden.
Serve dutch apple tart with lightly whipped cream.

The Dutch Apple Tart that Sanne made is quite easy but you need to capture the trial error several times to get the true taste of the Dutch peculiar cake anyway.

Moreover, the Apple is always nice and easy to find source since it is kind of fruit that can grow with any circumstance as well as available in various local store nearby your place. If you guys have some questions regarding this apple pie, then make sure to leave some comments below to let us know and try to respond about it.  
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