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Rustic French Apple Tart

Dave will tell you that I’m the worst baker ever. My creative approach to baking almost always ensure failure. As an enthusiastic optimist, however, I can’t help but always try.

This recipe is fail-proof for baking fools like me. It’s easy, delicious, looks great and comes together in a snap.

This recipe comes from Jenn Segal at Once Upon a Chef. For all you bakers and non-bakers out there. This one is a winner!

For the Crust

  • 1½ cups all purpose flour, levelled
  • teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1½ sticks (12 TABLESPOONS) very cold unsalted butter, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • ¼ cup very cold water

FOR THE FILLING

  •  baking apples (3 large) (see note)
  •  sugar 
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt

FOR ASSEMBLING & BAKING

  • 1 tablespoon all purpose flour
  • 1 egg, beaten
  •  2 tablespoons turbinado sugar
  • 1 tablespoon apricot jelly or jam, optional for glaze

Click here video and instructions!

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