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Apple & Almond Tarts

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About the bake

Our little Apple & Almond Tarts are actually made with a simple dough, apples, warming cinnamon and sweet marzipan. The rich mascarpone really adds extra luxury to this recip. We think our little apple and almond tarts make for a great winter dessert and can be eaten warm or cooled.

45Total Time
30Prep Time
15Bake Time
8Serves
Easy

Method

  1. Step 1:

    Put the flour, salt, sugar and yeast into a bowl. Add the olive oil and warm water to make a soft dough. Add a drop more water if needed.

  2. Step 2:

    Turn the pizza dough on to a lightly floured surface and knead well for 8-10 mins until smooth and elastic. (Or use a large mixer with dough hook attachment).

  3. Step 3:

    Grease 2 baking sheets. Divide the dough into 8 balls, then press each one into a round and put onto baking sheets.

  4. Step 4:

    Mix together the mascarpone and cinnamon and spread a dessert spoonful of the mixture on top of each dough round. Sprinkle over the marzipan.

  5. Step 5:

    Slice each apple quarter and arrange the apples on top. Cover with cling film and leave in a warm place to rise for 30 mins.

  6. Step 6:

    Preheat the oven 230ºC (fan 210ºC, gas mark 8). Bake the apple puff for 15 mins until golden and the bases are firm. When cooled slightly, dust with icing sugar.

Ingredients

  • For the dough

    • 300g Allinson's Strong White Bread Flour
    • 0.5 tsp Salt
    • 1 tsp Billington's Unrefined Golden Caster Sugar
    • 1 tsp Allinson's Easy Bake Yeast
    • 1 tbsp Olive oil
    • 200ml Warm water
  • For the topping

    • 150g Mascarpone cheese
    • 0.25 tsp Cinnamon
    • 100g Marzipan (grated)
    • 2 Apple(s)
  • For dusting

    •  Silver Spoon Icing Sugar

Utensils

  • Mixing bowl
  • 2x Baking sheet
  • Cling film

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