Apple Tart, Olive Caramel, Spiced Walnut Shortbread

  • Yield 6 servings
  • Prep 15 mins
  • Cook 10 mins

Ingredients

Olive Caramel
80 grams dehydrated kalamata olives
200 grams sugar
90 grams cream butter
20 grams butter
Spiced Walnut Shortbread
250 grams butter
200 grams brown sugar
125 grams muscovado sugar
90 grams walnuts
75 grams egg
20 grams milk
500 grams all purpose flour
2.5 grams salt
3 grams lemon zests
8 grams baking powder

Instructions

For Olive Caramel:

  1. In a heavy bottom pan heat dry sugar on medium heat until its caramelized, stir slowly and add previously heated cream.

  2. Melt the sugar and add butter.

  3. In a blender, mix the caramel with the previously dehydrated olives on high speed. Pass the mixture through a fine sieve.

For Apple Tart:

  1. Slice apples on a mandoline slicer, and fan it tightly in layers into a Teflon tart pan, pouring the olive caramel between each layer. 

  2. Bake the tarts in a 200C oven until the apples are very soft.

Spiced Walnut Shortbread:

  1. Crumble the cold butter, lemon zest, salt, flour sifted with a baking powder. Add walnuts, eggs and milk.

  2. Roll between 2 sheets of parchment paper. Freeze.

  3. Cut out disks with pastry cutters and place them on top of the caramelized apples. 

To Serve:

  1. When the tarts are chilled, unmold them.

  2. For accompaniment serve whipped cream cheese seasoned with curry powder and salt.

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