Brown Butter and Apple Tart

March 15, 2010

Mothers day!

We made mum a late season apple tart with brown butter custard.

Browning butter makes a custard transform to a new nutty and deep flavour.

We rolled out the crust filled with sliced late season Irish apples, and poured the silky custard filling on top, spread a handful of chopped almonds and pumpkin seeds around the edge and baked to a golden brown.

Not a slice was left!

Happy mothers day!

Baking Tip

brown butter: (Use with nearly any recipe that calls for melted butter)

to brown butter: slice butter thinly and fry over med heat. When butter starts to froth and become nutty in aroma, with a brown color, remove from heat and add to your baking recipe.

Great for muffins, scones, breads.

 

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