Rustic Apple Crostata

Ingredients for a 25-30 cm Crostata

 

For the crust:

200g flour

20g caster sugar

120g butter

2 Tbsp water

 

For the filling:

3 apples, thinly sliced

a handfull of sliced almonds

35g cane sugar

1 pinch of zinnamon

zest of a lemon

1 Tbsp butter, diced

Prep.time: 20 minutes

Baking time: 25-30 minutes

You’ll need: Food Processor

 

  1. Attach food processor to Cooking Chef
  2. Place the flour, eggs and salt in the bowl of a food processor and pulse a few times to combine.
  3. Add the cold, diced butter to the flour and pulse a few times until dough comes together. Turn the dough onto a board and form into a disk. Wrap with plastic and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  4. Preheat oven to 180C (fan forced)
  5. For the filling, peel, core and cut the apples into thin slices.
  6. Toss the apples with the lemon zest, sugar and cinnamon.
  7. Roll the pastry into a 30-35cm circle on parchment paper.
  8. Arrange the apples on the dough, leaving 3 cm border.
  9. Crumble butter and almonds on the apples, and fold the border over the fruits to enclose the dough
  10. Bake Crostata for 25-30 minutes and serve warm with vanilla ice cream.

Baked in partnership with Kenwood Switzerland

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