Marzipan apple tart

Author: @Furqanreisen Serves: Time: 40′ + 50′

Difficulty: easy


for the base:

  • 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter (slightly firm)
  • 2 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 3 tablespoon  water
  • 200 gram marzipan ( almond paste)

for the top layer:

  • 2 large sweet apple
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon melted unsalted butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • powder sugar to sprinkle and for rolling


for the base:

Add the flour, sugar, salt and butter into a bowl and start working it with your fingers until all the butter and the flour are well incorporated and you get what resembles coarse crumbs.

Start adding water 1 tablespoon at the time while mixing gently with your fingers until the dough pulls together (be careful not to overmix).

Roll the dough on a floured surface until you get to a size suitable to your pan.

Transfer the dough into your pan and press lightly and make sure there is some extra dough on the edges

Refrigerate for about an hour or put in the freezer for about 20 minutes.

for the top layer:

Peel and slice the apples into wedges.

Place them in a pawl and add the melted butter, the granulated sugar and the cinnamon and mix well until all the apple pieces are coated then set it aside.

Roll out the marzipan on a powder sugar coated surface until you get a disk shape suitable in size for your pan.

Get the dough pan out of the fridge and transfer the marzipan disk to the pan and spread it evenly .

Arrange the apple pieces on top.

Bake in a pre heated oven at 360°F on the lower for about 50 minutes.

Take it out of the oven, let it cool down then sprinkle some powder sugar and cut to slices.

Bon apatite!

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