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Apple and cranberry tart

Apple and cranberry tart


  • Preheat oven to 170* C (338* F) Fan.
  • Add the flour, icing sugar and butter in a bowl. Where disposable gloves so that the butter won’t melt from the temperature of our hands. Start to mix the mixture by hand for about 5 minutes. Rub it together between your hands to incorporate the butter into the flour.
  • Add the 2 eggs and mix with your hands. As soon as the mixture takes on a dough like texture, wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate and allow to rest for at least 1 hour.
  • Remove from refrigerator and place between 2 sheets of parchment paper that have been dusted with flour. Roll out the dough between the 2 sheets with a rolling pin. Allow it to spread until the edges of the sheets. You want to create a round tart shell that is 26 cm in diameter and 0.4 cm thick.
  • Grease and flour a round 23 cm tart pan. Place dough over pan.
  • Press down on the dough gently to fit it into the tart pan, making sure it sticks to the sides. Pierce the bottom part of the shell with a fork. Cover with 2 sheets of plastic wrap, in a crisscross manner. Add baking weights (or beans). Cover these with plastic wrap also.
  • Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Bake for 20 minutes.
  • Remove baking weights and brush tart shell with egg wash. Bake for another 6-7 minutes or until golden.
  • While the tart shell is baking, beat 225 g in a blender until completely broken down. Transfer to a large bowl. Add 225 g cranberries and brown sugar.
  • Peel the apples with a sharp knife. Grate 1 orange for zest. Juice the orange and collect 1 tablespoon juice. Grate the apple, using the wide blades. Place in a bowl and add the tablespoon of orange juice and zest.
  • Melt the butter in a small saucepan or in a small bowl in the microwave (set at 800 watts for 40 seconds).
  • In another bowl, add 2 remaining 2 eggs and butter. Mix with a hand whisk. Add the cognac. Add this liquid mixture to the apple mixture and mix together. Add the almond-cranberry mixture and mix until completely combined.
  • Pour into baked tart shell.
  • Sprinkle with toasted almond slivers and bake for 30 minutes or until golden.
  • Remove from oven and allow to cool for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with remaining cranberries.
  • Heat the marmalade in a small pan along with the remaining orange juice. As soon as it comes to a boil, remove from heat. Use a pastry brush to brush all over the tart. Allow to cool completely and remove from pan. Serve.


The riper the apples.. the tastier your tart will be! 

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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
18 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
19 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
22 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
20 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
42 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
9 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
13 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
11 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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