Labels

Advent AdvenTea Afternoon Tea Andy Murray Animals Apple Aubergines Australia Autumn Bacon Bag End Banana Beach Beans Beef Bees Berries Beverage Bikes Birds Birthday Biscuits Black Forest Blackpool Blueberries Boat BRADFORD Brazil Breakfast Brunch Bus Butternut Squash Cabbage Cake Campervan Canal Cards Carnation Caramel Carrots Castle Cats Cauliflower Cereal Cheese Chicken Chickpeas Chillies Chinese Chocolate Chorizo Christians Against Poverty Christmas Church Chutney Cider Cinnamon Coaster Coffee Colours Community Competition Concert Cookies Coriander Couscous Craft Cream CREATIVE CORNER Cross Stitch Crumble Cupcakes Curry Cycling Day Trip Decorating Dessert Doctor Who dog Dusky Egg Egypt Elephants Elton John Engagement Falafel Fife Fish Flapjack Flowers FOODY FRIDAY Friendship Vignettes Fruit Fudge Fulneck Gammon Garden Germany Gift Ginger Gingerbread Graze Green Halloween Ham Hands Harvest Healthy Helicopter Herbs History Hobbit Hobbiton Holidays Honey Horizon House Icing Indian Isles of Scilly Italian Kiwi Koala Lakes Lamb Lavender Le Tour de France Leaves Leek Lego Lemon Lemonade Lentils Light meal Lily Lions Living room Lord of the Rings Mains Malawi Mango Maps Market Marmalade Marrow Meatballs Memories Meringue Mexican Monkeys Moroccan Moss Moving House Mug Mushroom Nappy Narnia Natural Nature New Year New Zealand Nuts Oil Oilcloth Old adventures Omelette Orange Otley Owl Pacman Painting Pancakes Paneer Party Pasta Pastry Peanut Butter Pearl Barley Pears Peas Peppers Pesto Photos Picnic Pie Pimm's Pizza Pork Porridge Potato Present Purple R2D2 Rabbit Random Raspberries Recipes Rice River Roast Rosemary Salad Salvador Sausages Savoury Scarborough Scones Scotland Sea Seeds Sewing Machine Shopping Side dish Skiing Skipton Slow Cooker Smoothie Snack Snow Snowman Soup Souvenirs Space Spices Spinach Spring Spring Greens Sprouts Stained Glass Star Wars Stew Stir Fry Strawberries Summer Sunset Sweet Sweet Potato Take Away Alternative Tart Tea Tennis Thai The Body Shop Thoughts Thyme Titisee Toffee Tomato Tong Tortillas Travels Turkey Vegan Vegetables Vegetarian option Victoria sponge cake Volcanic Wales Walk Warhammer Wedding Wimbledon Windsor Woodland XStitch Yorkshire Zoo

Friday, 11 July 2014

Blackberry & Apple Tarts


Blackberry & Apple Tarts

Do you enjoy foraging in the autumn for blackberries?

When I was a child we always had a family day out picking blackberries. It was always great fun, but it is not something I have been organised to do since I left home.


Ingredients:

225g blackberries (frozen or fresh)
40g caster sugar
1 tsp lemon juice
1 tsp orange rind
250g ready made puff pastry
2 tbsp demerara sugar
1 Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored and sliced




Before heading into the oven

Method: 

  1. Preheat oven to Gas Mark 5 or 190C.
  2. Place the blackberries, caster sugar, lemon juice and orange rind into a pan and heat gently until the fruit is mushy. Allow to simmer until the mix is syrupy.
  3. Roll out the pastry to <5mm thick and using a pastry cutter, cut out 12 rounds.
  4. Place the pastry rounds into a greased bun baking tray.
  5. Spoon about 1.5 tsp of the blackberry mix into each pastry case.
  6. Place a piece of chopped apple on top of each tart and then sprinkle with demerara sugar.
  7. Place in oven for 15-20 minutes until the edges are golden brown.

NB If you have some leftover pastry, blackberry syrup and apple chunks you can make a flat tart but just fold over the edges to make the crust thicker.




No comments:

Post a Comment

Popular Posts

Follow by Email

Translate