AppAlmTar`

Ingredients:

Pastry
175g/6oz Odlums Cream Plain Flour
50g/2oz Icing Sugar
75g/3oz Margarine
1 Egg

Filling

75g/3oz Margarine
125g/4oz Caster Sugar
2 Eggs
100g Packet Ground Almonds
1 level teaspoon Cinnamon
3 Eating Apples (peeled, cored and cut into wedges)

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4. Lightly grease 23cm/9″ flan dish.
  2. Sieve flour and icing sugar into a bowl. Rub in the margarine. Add the egg and bring ingredients together to form a dough.
  3. Turn pastry onto a floured surface and roll into a round to fit into the prepared tin.
  4. Make filling by creaming the margarine and sugar together. Beat in the eggs.
  5. Add the ground almonds and cinnamon and stir until all ingredients are well combined.
  6. Spread filling into the pastry case and press the apple wedges on top.
  7. Bring the loose pastry from the edges onto the filling and bake for about 40 minutes until golden brown and “set”.
  8. Serve hot with custard, cream or crème fraiche