Dutch Appeltaart

    1 hour 30 minutes

    More cake than apple pie, this apple tart is a perfect mix of sweet and tart with a great cinnamon flavour. Trditional Dutch apple tart...yum!


    Washington, United States
    14 people made this

    Serves: 12 

    • 2 cups plain flour
    • 180g butter, room temperature
    • 1/3 cup sugar
    • 2 eggs, lightly beaten - 1½ for the pastry, ½ to brush on top
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • For the filling
    • 1 kg Granny Smith apples
    • 1/4 cup sugar
    • 1/3 cup sultanas
    • 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon

    Preparation:25min  ›  Cook:1hour5min  ›  Ready in:1hour30min 

    1. Grease and paper a 24 cm cake tin or springform tin.
    2. Mix the flour, butter, sugar, cinnamon and 1½ eggs together in a bowl. Knead it with your hands to a consistent, smooth dough.
    3. Roll out ¾ of the dough to cover the bottom and sides of the tin.
    4. Preheat the oven to 170 degrees C.
    5. To make the filing; peel, core and slice the apples. Mix them with the sugar, sultanas and cinnamon. Put this mixture into the prepared cake tin
    6. Roll out the remaining dough and cut out long strips (1/2 cm wide). Cover the apples with the strips in a lattice patern and press into the sides. Brush with remaining (beaten) egg.
    7. Bake for 60-65 minutes, or until pastry is light brown.

    Recently Viewed

    Reviews and Ratings
    Global Ratings:

    Reviews in English (1)


    Very yummy. Used canned apple, added mixed spice to the pastry and apples. Also added lemon zest to apple and substituted the sultanas for currants .  -  29 Apr 2013