You are here: Home » Recipes » Apple Tart, Olive Caramel, Spiced Walnut Shortbread Apple Tart, Olive Caramel, Spiced Walnut Shortbread Recipe by California Walnut Board Yield 6 servings Prep 15 mins Cook 10 mins PrintEmail Ingredients Olive Caramel80 grams dehydrated kalamata olives200 grams sugar90 grams cream butter20 grams butterSpiced Walnut Shortbread250 grams butter200 grams brown sugar125 grams muscovado sugar90 grams walnuts75 grams egg20 grams milk500 grams all purpose flour2.5 grams salt3 grams lemon zests8 grams baking powder Instructions For Olive Caramel: In a heavy bottom pan heat dry sugar on medium heat until its caramelized, stir slowly and add previously heated cream. Melt the sugar and add butter. In a blender, mix the caramel with the previously dehydrated olives on high speed. Pass the mixture through a fine sieve. For Apple Tart: Slice apples on a mandoline slicer, and fan it tightly in layers into a Teflon tart pan, pouring the olive caramel between each layer. Bake the tarts in a 200C oven until the apples are very soft. Spiced Walnut Shortbread: Crumble the cold butter, lemon zest, salt, flour sifted with a baking powder. Add walnuts, eggs and milk. Roll between 2 sheets of parchment paper. Freeze. Cut out disks with pastry cutters and place them on top of the caramelized apples. To Serve: When the tarts are chilled, unmold them. For accompaniment serve whipped cream cheese seasoned with curry powder and salt.