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This must be one of the easiest apple tart recipes yet it is absolutely delicious. This recipe comes from Normandy, the land of apples and cream.

img_2539Serves 6 to 8


1 pâte brisée, prebaked
4 large apples such as Granny Smith, peeled, cored and quartered
3 egg yolks
180 ml / 3/4 cup heavy cream or crème fraîche
60 g / 5 tablespoons sugar


Preheat the oven to 190 C / 380 F
Take your pastry shell and layer the apple slices in concentric circles, working towards the centre – overlap the slices slightly
Beat the egg yolks with a fork
Add the cream and half the sugar and mix well
Pour the cream mixture over the apples
Sprinkle on the remaining sugar
Bake the tart for about 45 minutes
Serve warm or at room temperature with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream