Delicious Almond Apple Tarts

Enjoy these glistening apple tarts warm from the oven.

 They can be assembled ahead of time and popped into the oven as you sit down to dinner.almond-apple-tarts

Ingredients

450 g Frozen butter puff pastry, thawed and cold
1 egg
3/4 cup (175 mL) finely chopped toasted almonds
1/2cup (125 mL) granulated sugar
1/2tsp (2 mL) cinnamon
1/3 cup (75 mL) apple jelly, melted

Preparation

Line 2 large rimmed baking sheets with parchment paper or leave ungreased; set aside.On floured work surface, roll out half of the puff pastry in 10-inch (25 cm) square; cut into 4 squares. Place on prepared baking sheet. Repeat with remaining pastry. Whisk egg with 1 tbsp (15 mL) water; brush over pastry.In bowl, combine almonds, 1/3 cup (75 mL) of the sugar and cinnamon; evenly divide among squares.

Peel and core apples; slice very thinly. Arrange about 10 apple sliced in overlapping circle on top of each square. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 hours.) Sprinkle with remaining sugar.

Bake in top and bottom thirds of 425°F (220°C) oven, switching and rotating pans halfway through, until pastry is puffed and golden and apples are tender, about 20 minutes. Let cool for 10 minutes.

Brush jelly over apples.

Servings: 8

Nutritional Info

approx. per serving

  • cal475
  • pro6 g
  • total fat29 g
  • sat. fat15 g
  • carb51 g
  • fibre3 g
  • chol84 mg
  • sodium234 m
  • %RDI
  • calcium4%
  • iron13%
  • vit A21%
  • vit C3%
  • folate27%

Source: www.cbc.ca

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