Tuesdays with Dorie BCM: Martine’s Lemon and Apple Tart

April 28, 2020 at 12:01 am | Posted in BCM, groups, pies & tarts, sweet things, tuesdays with dorie | 6 Comments
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martine's lemon and apple tart

Someone last round described Martine’s Lemon and Apple Tart as being like a lemon bar that happens to have a bit of grated apple in. I can’t find who said it, but she was spot-on, I’m terms of both preparation and taste. It’s a little strange-looking, I will admit, but the filling is sweet-tart and delicious.

I decided to make just two individual tarts, rather than a big one, so I had to take the ingredient list and kind of wing it a bit with the amounts I’d need to fill them. I felt like this fit with the spirit of the recipe though, since Dorie’s friend Martine, who came up with it, sounds like she can cook on the fly. In the time it took my lemon-apple filling to set, my baby sweet tart dough shells did get a little browned, but I guess that’s just the “French bake” Dorie describes elsewhere in the book.

For the recipe, see Baking Chez Moi by Dorie Greenspan. Don’t forget to check out the rest of the TWD Blogroll!


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  1. I agree…strange looking but delicious! 😍

  2. Mardi commented that these were like lemon bars with bonus apple- and yes, she was dead right. Your little tarts are very cute. I loved the flavour of these.

  3. Yup, not a looker but oh so delicious. I would make this one again.

  4. Yours is SO pretty!

    • omg– thanks! i think i could have mixed up a bit more filling (they look a wee bit short), but they were pretty good.

  5. I love the look, yummy!

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