Buttery Apple Tarts

Preparation info

  • Makes

    12 to 14

    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Simple Art of Perfect Baking

By Flo Braker

Published 1984

  • About

Imagine juicy, thin slices of apples, lightly flavored with a lemon-butter sauce on a golden, crisp pastry. This recipe is adapted from Jacques Pépin’s apple galette.


Butter Pastry

  • 2 cups (280 grams) unsifted all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt<


Advance Preparations

Prepare Butter Pastry following the recipe for Classic Piecrust but with these differences:

Increase the butter to 8 ounces and eliminate the shortening. Cut in the butter until the fragments range in size from bread c