Classic Home-Style Apple Tart

Tarte aux Pommes à la Ménagère

Preparation info

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Appears in

Glorious French Food

Glorious French Food

By James Peterson

Published 2002

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  • 1 recipe Basic Pie and Tart Dough (pâté brisée)
  • 6 Golden Delicious apples, or enough of another variety to make 2 pounds [


Line a 10-inch [25.5-cm] tart pan with the dough, as described. Don’t prebake the shell, just refrigerate it while you’re preparing the apples. Peel and slice the apples as described. Take 2 or 3 of the small slices from each end of the apple halves—you should end up with about 2 cups of trimmings—and place them in a saucepan