Golden Glazed Apple Tart

Golden Glazed Apple Tart

Poached apple slices sit atop a flourless hazelnut crust. The crust can be prepared ahead of time, if desired, but the fruit should be put on top just before serving.

Serves 8

Ingredients

1 cup crushed shredded wheat cereal
1/2 cup finely chopped toasted hazelnuts
3 tablespoons melted butter or margarine
1 large egg white
4 Golden Delicious apples, cored and sliced
2 cups apple juice
1/3 cup apple jelly
1/4 teaspoon grated lime zest

Method:
  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F. In medium-size bowl, combine cereal, hazelnuts, butter, and egg white; mix until well combined.
  2. Pat mixture firmly into bottom and 1/2-inch up sides of lightly greased 9-inch tart pan. Bake crust 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
  3. Heat broiler. In medium saucepot, heat apple juice to simmering. Add apple slices and poach 5 minutes. With slotted spoon, remove apples from juice and arrange on baked crust.
  4. In small saucepan, melt jelly; add lime zest. Brush jelly mixture over apple slices; Broil tart 1 to 2 minutes to caramelize jelly.
Nutrition information per serving
Protein: 2g; Fat: 9g; Carbohydrate: 36g; Fiber: 4g; Sodium: 48mg; Cholesterol: 11mg; Calories: 226

Thanks to the Washington Apple Website for this recipe.

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