APPLE & WALNUT FRANGIPANE TART
SERVES 6 PREP 20 MINS COOK 20 MINS
50g butter, softened
1⁄4 cup brown sugar 1 egg
1⁄2 cup ground walnuts 11⁄2 tbsp plain flour 1 tbsp butterscotch schnapps
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed
2 Granny Smith apples, thinly sliced on mandolin 2 tbsp demerara sugar icing sugar, to dust vanilla ice-cream, to serve
ONE Preheat oven to 220°C/200°C fan. Line an oven tray with baking paper.
TWO In a small bowl, using an electric mixer, beat butter and sugar together until pale and creamy. Add the egg and beat until combined. Stir in the ground walnuts, flour, schnapps and cinnamon.
THREE Place pastry on tray and prick with a fork. Lightly score a border along pastry 2cm from edge. Spread frangipane mixture onto pastry inside border.
FOUR Arrange apple slices over frangipane and sprinkle with demerara sugar. Bake for 15-20 mins or until pastry is puffed and apple is light golden. Dust with icing sugar. Serve tart warm with vanilla ice-cream.