Apple Rose Tart

Happy Family Day!

So nice to have an extra day off! Family day is a statutory holiday in Ontario and other provinces in Canada. It has been a sunny weekend, unfortunately it is raining and foggy today. Perfect for relaxing at home, I’ve had an earache for most of last week, but I think it is starting to get better now.

I finely took the time to make an apple rose cake, it is so pretty and it was really delicious with the walnut and maple crust. It would also be delicious with hazelnut or almonds.

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Apple Rose Tart

Walnut Crust:

  • 1 1/2 cups ground walnuts
  • 1 1/2 cups spelt flour
  • 1/2 cup + 3 tbsp butter, soft
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt

Filling:

  • 1 egg
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla sugar

Apple roses:

  • 4 medium red and/or yellow apples, thinly sliced

 

-Line a 9-inch tart/pie form with parchment paper, grease the sides.

-Whisk together the butter, egg and maple syrup, add vanilla and a pinch of salt. Fold in the nuts and spelt flour until well combined. Refrigerate for at least 1/2 hour.

-Place the thinly sliced apples in a medium saucepan, cover with water and lemon juice and let simmer for a few minutes until pliable.

-Roll dough out directly on tart form, if you have a removable bottom. Cover sides evenly by hand.

-For the filling: whisk together all ingredients and pour into tart form.

-For the roses: on a large plate or cutting board take a few, five for example, apple slices and lay them slightly overlapping in a straight line, then from the opposite side start rolling up tightly. Place into tart form. The more apple slices you take, the bigger the roses get. Have fun making different sizes, as you like.

-Preheat oven to 350F/180C. Bake for about 30 minutes.

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Enjoy! Have a great week!

Ursula

 

 

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31 thoughts on “Apple Rose Tart

  1. What an extraordinary dessert Ursula! So so beautiful! And I love the crust with all the ground walnuts– such good flavor. And I have a question– Do you peel the apples before you slice them or leave on the peel for color?? And– what holiday is family day?? Do you do something different with your family?? Were your kids off of school? It sounds lovely! Your blog is amazing! xo

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    • Many thanks Rhonda! It was so yummy! Yes I leave the peel on for the color. Family day is just supposed to give more working parents a day off to spend with their family, the kids are off of school. Well of course, that doesn’t help everyone, it.that doesn’t work for farmers and so on. I hope you are having a great week!xox

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      • Thanks for the peeling tip Ursula! And family day sounds like a great idea! Any time set aside to really be together is wonderful– ind of boost to being intentional about family… Hope you all had the best time. xox

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