German Apple Tart

German Apple Tart

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Servings: 6
Calories: 287


  • 3 tbsp rolled oats
  • 1 large cooking apple
  • 1 oz butter
  • 1 level tbsp plain flour All purpose
  • 1 oz caster sugar superfine granulated
  • grated rind of 1/2 lemon
  • 2 tbsp single cream
  • 1 whole egg separated, plus 1 egg white
  • 1 oz ground almonds

for the pastry

  • 4 oz plain flour All purpose
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 oz butter
  • 1 level tbsp sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tbsp milk or white wine
  • flour for rolling out


  • Set the oven at 190°C (375°F) gas 5.
  • Make the pastry. Sift the flour and salt into a mixing bowl. Rub in the butter until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs, then stir in the sugar. Add the egg yolk and milk or wine and mix to a firm dough.
  • Roll out on a lightly floured surface and line an 18 cm (7 inch) flan ring set on a baking sheet.
  • Spread a thin layer of rolled oats on the base of the pastry case to prevent the apple juice from soaking in.
  • Peel, core, quarter and slice the apple, and arrange in concentric circles on top of the oats.
  • Melt the butter in a saucepan and stir in the flour, sugar, lemon rind, cream and egg yolk.
  • Add the ground almonds and mix well.
  • Whisk the egg whites in a clean, grease-free bowl until stiff.
  • Fold into the almond mixture. Pour into the flan case.
  • Bake the tart for 45 minutes or until the filling is well risen and the pastry is golden.
Calories: 287 kcal
Carbohydrates: 29 g
Protein: 5 g
Fat: 17g
Saturated Fat: 9 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 96 mg
Sodium: 214 mg
Potassium: 89 mg
Fiber: 2 g
Sugar: 10 g
Vitamin A: 508 IU
Vitamin C: 1 mg
Calcium: 34 mg
Iron: 1 mg
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