Apple Tart

Apple Tart

A twist on an old time favourite, well worth the effort.
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Course: Celebrations, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 44 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 223kcal



  • 7 sheets Filo pastry thawed
  • 8 apples cored and quartered and sliced
  • 2 oz butter salted butter and melted
  • 2 oz sugar brown soft
  • Cinnamon or nutmeg


  • Core the apples, cutting into quarters, leaving the skins on when slicing.
  • Preheat oven to 375 F degrees. Line a large cookie sheet with parchment paper and spray paper with cooking-oil spray (or brush lightly with vegetable oil). Lay 1 sheet filo on paper and brush lightly with a little melted butter.
  • Sprinkle with a teaspoonof sugar
  • Sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon or nutmeg.
  • Repeat layering 5 more times (with filo, butter, sugar and spice), pressing firmly so it sticks to sheet below.
  • Lay the last filo sheet on top, brushing with remaining melted butter, layer with the apples and sprinkle on top with sugar and spice.
  • Bake until filo and apples are golden brown, approximately 25 – 30 minutes. Cool for 10 minutes, then serve.


***For a tart taste – use Granny Smith apples. For a sweeter taste, use Fuji apples.


Calories: 223kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 133mg | Potassium: 207mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 275IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg
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Author: Tamzin

Food activist and childhood nutrition advocate Tamzin Cochrane helps the busiest of people to cook up something healthy and delicious, even after a long day. She also helps companies and schools educate around—and create a culture and environment that truly supports healthy eating. Decades in the foodservice and hospitality industry have given Tamzin a well-rounded perspective on mealtime. She is passionate about bringing back the lost art of families and friends cooking together, and she loves seeing people enjoy the amazing tastes and textures of their communal effort. Inspiring children to cook and expand there horizons on food is very important. She shares this message through virtual coaching and video courses, by speaking at corporations, schools, and events, and through her recently-released video courses. Tamzin is found most often at The Pinny and Trowel Cooking School, which she opened in early 2020, it is located in Austin TX. Tamzin was born in England, grew up in Scotland, and now lives in Austin, Texas with her husband (who incidentally, is Scottish but grew up in England) and their children.

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