Bilbo's Apple-Tart

"And raspberry jam and apple-tart." - Bifur

— Featured In —

♦︎ The Hobbit ♦︎


How to Make Apple-Tart

— Ingredients —

Tart Dough
Tart Dough
(see below)
Tart Filling
Tart Filling
(see below)
water
1 tsp water
(cold)
sugar
1 tsp sugar

— Instructions —

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Arrange cooled apples in a spiral pattern in the center of the dough.
  3. Pinch or fold the edges of dough toward the center.
  4. Brush dough with ice water, and sprinkle evenly with granulated sugar.
  5. Bake for 45 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Cut into wedges, and serve warm with raspberry jam and black tea.

How to Make Tart Dough

— Ingredients —

flour
1 cup flour
oil
1/4 cup oil
water
6 tbsp water
(cold)

— Instructions —

  1. Blend in oil thoroughly with fork.
  2. Sprinkle the water all over the mixture and mix well.
  3. Press dough firmly into a ball. If dough is too dry, add a bit more oil.
  4. Roll out between wax paper into a 14-inch circle.
  5. Lay pie crust in pie dish or baking sheet.

How to Make Tart Filling

— Ingredients —

butter
2 tbsp butter
(unsalted)
sugar
2 tbsp + 1 tsp sugar
apples
4-6 apples
citrus juice
2 tsp citrus juice
cinnamon
3 tsp cinnamon
nutmeg
1 tsp nutmeg
water
1 tsp water
(cold)

— Instructions —

  1. Wash, core, peel, and slice the apples.
  2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Add brown sugar and 2 tablespoons granulated sugar.
  4. Stir, cooking for two minutes or until all of the sugar has dissolved.
  5. Stir in apple pieces, juice, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  6. Reduce heat and cover. Cook for 20 minutes or until apples are tender, stirring occasionally.
  7. Remove from heat. Allow to cool to room temperature.

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— See Also —

Bilbo's Seed Cake
Ent-Draught
Lembas

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