Apple Torte

Author: Canadian Living

Sliced apples bake into a dense filling encased in a buttery crust. Use crisp apples, such as Northern Spy, Cortland or Spartan.

  • Portion size 12 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: November 2003

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup cold butter cubed
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 10 cups cored and thinly sliced peeled apples about 10
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons icing sugar

Method

Place 10-inch (3 L) springform pan in centre of large piece of heavy-duty foil; press up around pan. Set aside.

In bowl, whisk flour with brown sugar. Using pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in butter until in pea-size pieces. Press three-quarters over bottom and up side of prepared pan. Stir almonds into remaining crumb mixture; set aside.

In bowl, toss apples, lemon juice and nutmeg; spread over pastry, pressing gently. Sprinkle with remaining crumb mixture. Bake in centre of 350°F (180°C) oven until golden and apples are tender, 1-1/2 hours. Run knife around edge; let cool in pan on rack. Dust with icing sugar.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 165 mg
  • Protein 3 g
  • Calories 353.0
  • Total fat 17 g
  • Cholesterol 48 mg
  • Saturated fat 10 g
  • Total carbohydrate 49 g

%RDI

  • Iron 11.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 13.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 3.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 15.0
  • Vitamin C 5.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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