Desserts/ Sweet Snacks

Parisian apple tart

Hello everyone !!

Today, let’s be lazy … It’s May 1st, a good day off, let’s enjoy ! In France the tradition is to buy and offer lily flowers. Casserole&Chocolat(e) offers a pastry session instead !! Is that ok for you guys ??

So today will be about Parisian apple tart. A simple, quick and cheap recipe that will be perfect for your lunch dessert or the afternoon teatime.

You can find this tart in any good bakery or pastry shop in France. Very often, it will be baked with puff pastry. My recipe is based on a shortbread pastry, and that’s amazing news since you can find the recipe right here !

It can be also a little show off moment for you since, if you do it right, it will have the shape of a flower. Poetry moment … Isn’t it wonderful ?? Besides, it is the perfect last minute dessert ! Most of the time, we have all the ingredients in our kitchen. Unexpected friends coming over? Easy ! Let’s bake a Parisian apple tart ! Thank you Casserole&Chocolat(e) !!

Okay, enough talking, let’s put our apron on, pre-heat the oven and bake !!

Parisian apple tart

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Serves: 8-10 Difficulty: Super easy Price: $
Cooking Time: 40 min


  • 1 shortbread pastry
  • 3 or 4 apples
  • 50 g butter
  • 40 g de brown sugar
  • 4 or 5 tablespoons of quince jelly



Pre-heat your oven at 200 degrees.


Roll out your pastry. With a pie mold or circle, cut a round shape. You can of course let your imagination up and running for the shape. Heart, triangle, square, etc.


Peel and cut your apples in thin slices.


Place the slices on the pastry starting from the border of it towards the center.


Cut the butter in pieces and places them on your tart. Sprinkle the sugar on top.


Then put in the oven for 25 minutes.


When you remove from the oven, put smoothly the jelly right away with a tablespoon.


And it's done !


You can enjoy this apple tart still warm with vanilla iceream. It's so good ! If you don't have quince jelly, you can put any kind of jelly or jam (avoid if you can red fruits jelly because of the color).


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    Thursday May 4th, 2017 at 05:03 PM

    Simple and easy, just need to do some shopping first. I would guess that on short notice a prepared crust could be used. Thank you for sharing.

    • Reply
      Thursday May 4th, 2017 at 05:51 PM

      Of course a prepared crust can be used. But try my recipe and put some in your freezer … Let me know if you’re satisfied with the result !!

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