Apricot Lattice Tart Recipe

Apricot Lattice Tart Recipes

Ingredients :

250g plain flour

2 tsp ground mixed spice

175g butter

25g caster sugar

1 egg, separated

1 tbsp iced water

cream, to serve (optional)


750g apricots, stoned

2 tbsp lemon juice

1 tbsp clear honey

3 tbsp cornflour

2 tbsp water

1 egg yolk mixed with 1 tsp water, to glaze

Method :
  1. Sift the flour and spice into a bowl, rub in the butter until the mixture resembles the breadcrumbs.

  2. Stir in the caster sugar, egg yolk and enough water to mix to a fairly stiff dough.

  3. Turn the dough to a floured surface, knead lightly until smooth, roll out and line a 20cm flan ring.

  4. Reserve the pastry trimmings, chill the flan case and pastry trimmings in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

  5. Prick the base and sides of the dough and line with greaseproof paper and baking beans.

  6. Bake in oven 400F, gas mark 6, 15 minutes, remove the paper and beans.

  7. Brush the base with egg white and return to oven for another 3 minutes.

  8. To make the filling, place the apricots in a pan with lemon juice and honey.

  9. Cover, simmer for 5-10 minutes or until softened.

  10. Cool slightly, then process in food processor until smooth, return the puree to the pan.

  11. Blend the cornflour to a smooth paste with water and add to the apricot puree.

  12. Cook over low heat for 2-3 minutes until thickened, stir.

  13. Allow to cool, turn into pastry case and level the surface.

  14. Roll out the reserved pastry trimmings and cut into strips.

  15. Make a lattice pattern over the fruit, attaching the pastry with a little water.

  16. Brush the pastry lattice with egg glaze, bake in oven 400F, gas mark 6, 25-30 minutes until golden brown.

  17. Cover the rim of the pastry with foil if it appears to brown too quickly.

  18. Serve the tart hot or cold, with cream (optional)

Serves 5

Drained canned apricots may be used instead of fresh ones. Dried apricots - presoaked in cold water, can be used as well.

If you like the above recipe

Subscribe to our newsletter.

You can purchase the above ingredients here

Find us on Facebook - DessertsRecipes

More Tarts Recipes

Copyright Desserts-Recipes All rights Reserved. Sitemap

Contact Us | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy