TWD- A Tourtely Apple Tart

April 19, 2011 – Jeanette of  The Whimsical Cupcake chose A Tourtely Apple Tart on pages 306 and 307 of BFMHTY for this weeks TWD bake.

Essentially this is a nutty thin shortbread filled with an apple (and a couple of slightly bruised pears the boys declined to eat) that has been cooked up and had the juices reduced.  But is it dry- heavens no.  The healthy dollop of butter mixed through the apple mixture prevented that.

Can I say this was the neatest slicing pie/tart I have ever made.  My crust even looked neat and tidy- a minor miracle working in the Darwin heat.

The slice above was cut by our own Princess Chloe- my lovely niece assisted by my brother Michael (who informed us she wasn’t a real princess because her tiara was only a toy).

All in all a winner.  Great pick!  Now check out the TWD blogroll and see what the other bakers thought.

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4 responses to “TWD- A Tourtely Apple Tart

  1. I really liked this recipe, it was so good. I made mini pear tarts and they were fabulous. I love the picture with your neice!

  2. How cute! Both the princess and the tart.

  3. cute pictures! Glad everyone liked the tart

  4. Yes, don’t you love it when that happens all nice and tidy. Looks fabulous, of course.
    AmyRuth

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