Apple Tart

Enjoy sweet treats while lowering your cholesterol with this dessert recipe.
  • Cooking time20 minutes
  • Prep time50 minutes
  • 6 portions
recipe image Apple Tart

Ingredients

  • 1 cup self-raising flour
  • 1/2 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup caster sugar
  • 30 grams Flora ProActiv buttery spread
  • 1 egg lightly beaten
  • 3 cooking apple peeled
  • 1 tsp caster sugar
  • 2 tbsp apricot conserve heated
  • 6 small scoops reduced fat ice cream yoghurt or cream to serve

Nutrition Facts

Energy (kcal)248 kcal
Energy (kJ)1036 kJ
Protein (g)3.6 g
Carbohydrate incl. fibre (g)50.2 g
Carbohydrate excl. fibre (g)47.1 g
Sugar (g)29.2 g
Fibre (g)3.1 g
Fat (g)4.3 g
Saturated fat (g)1.0 g
Unsaturated fat (g)3.0 g
Monounsaturated fat (g)1.3 g
Polyunsaturated fat (g)1.6 g
Trans fat (g)0.0 g
Cholesterol (mg)36 mg
Sodium (mg)276 mg
Salt (g)0.69 g
Vitamin A (IU)278 IU
Vitamin C (mg)4.4 mg
Calcium (mg)95 mg
Iron (mg)1.39 mg
Potassium (mg)139 mg

Instructions

  1. Brush a 34 x 11 cm loose base flan tin with Flora pro-activ.
  2. To make pastry, place flour and cinnamon, sugar, Flora pro-activ and egg in a bowl and mix until well combined. Using lightly floured fingertips, press the pastry into the prepared tin. Chill pastry for 15-30 minutes.
  3. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  4. Slice apples thinly and arrange in an overlapping layer in the prepared tin. Sprinkle with sugar.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes or until the pastry is golden brown. While hot, brush with the warmed apricot conserves.
This tart would be superb made with golden delicious apples when in season.