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Apple Red Wine Tart
Desserts
Date: March 31, 2016
Ingredients:
  • 2 cups flour
  • 7 tablespoons sugar, plus more
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into ½" cubes,
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1¼ cups red wine
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 4 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher salt
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • 1 egg white, lightly beaten
Preparation Steps:
  1. In a bowl, whisk together flour, 1 tablespoon sugar, and baking soda.
  2. Rub butter into flour until pea-size crumbles form.
  3. In a bowl, whisk together milk and yolks. Then, mix with a fork into the flour.
  4. Transfer to a floured surface and knead into a ball; wrap in plastic wrap and chill for 1 hour.
  5. Bring remaining sugar, wine, cinnamon, apples, salt, and orange zest to a boil in a 4 quart pan over medium-high heat.
  6. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer until wine is reduced to a syrup, 25-30 minutes; let cool.
  7. Heat oven to 375°. Transfer dough to a floured surface; roll out to " thickness.
  8. Transfer dough to an 11" tart pan with a removable bottom; gently “fitting” dough into bottom and sides of pan.
  9. Trim dough edges; leaving enough dough to fold over edges of tart; reserve scraps.
  10. Transfer apple mixture to tart pan; fold dough sides over edges.
  11. For garnish: roll dough scraps to ⅛" thickness. Cut out leaf and grape shapes and arrange on top. Brush dough with egg white; sprinkle with sugar. (Or be creative and make your own design!)
  12. Bake until golden, 25-30 minutes.
Notes:

Yield:  8 servings 

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