Slide backgroundSlide thumbnail

COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS) UPDATE:

Slide background

SAVE LIVES

>

CONTROL THE VIRUS

>

STAY ALERT

Apple Custard Crumble Tart with Calvados Custard

3.8/5 rating (5 votes)
  • Serves: 4-6
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Ready in: 35 mins
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Print:
Apple Custard Crumble Tart with Calvados Custard
 

Ingredients

  • 2 medium Bramley cooking apples
  • zest and juice of 1 large lemon
  • 125g castor sugar
  • For the custard
  • 175mls milk
  • 75g sugar
  • 2 heaped tbsp custard powder
  • For the crumble
  • 75g cold salted butter
  • 125g plain flour
  • 75g castor sugar
  • For the sauce
  • 600mls milk
  • 2-3 tbsp custard powder, roughly
  • 3-4 tbsp golden syrup, roughly
  • 3-4 tbsp Calvados, roughly

Share This

Follow Phil

Method

  • Pre-heat the oven to 200°C, gas 6.
  • Peel and core the apples and cut into medium chunks.
  • Heat a saucepan, then add the apples, lemon zest and juice and sugar.
  • Cook for 5 minutes to soften slightly.
  • Make the custard by stirring a little of the milk with the powder to slake.
  • Heat the rest of the milk and once just boiling whisk in the slaked powder and cook until nice and thick, remove from the heat and stir in the sugar.
  • Cool slightly and then spoon into the bottom of the pastry shell, spread out evenly.
  • Then top with the cooked apple and finally the crumble, but do not pack the crumble mix down, it needs to be left light and fluffy.
  • Bake in the pre heated oven for 25-30 minutes until the crumble is brown and evenly coloured.
  • Remove from the oven and cool.
  • Make the next lot of custard in the same way as above., adding the syrup to taste. The sauce will be lighter and more of a sauce consistency.
  • Then add the Calvados to finish, serve with the warm but not hot tart.

You might also like

Bramley Apple Flan
Bramley Apple Cheesecake
Bramley Caramel Apple Almond Crumble
Caramel Apple Almond Crumble

Share This

Follow Phil