Spelt Apple Tart

Spelt Apple Tart by Little Upside Down Cake
You may find strange if I say I don’t eat a lot of sweets. I do make them almost every day but since I have a lot of limitations in my diet I can’t eat them. If I eat out I don’t even ask for desert list because I know all that I will find there will have wheat and/or lactose.

But from time to time I do feel a need for good dessert and it happened yesterday. I woke up thinking about what could I bake for me and already in the morning I was baking apple tart … and this apple tart is something, believe me. All of these spices and lemon … it was a perfect to satisfy my need for sweets.

Spelt Apple Tart by Little Upside Down Cake

Spelt Apple Tart

Spelt Dough
300g spelt flour (or wheat flour)
2tbs coconut sugar (or cane sugar)
1ts salt
175g soy margarine (or butter), chilled and cut into cubes
3-4tbs cold water

Apple Filling
120g coconut sugar (or cane sugar)
3tbs spelt flour (or wheat flour)
1ts ground cinnamon
1/2ts ground cardamom
1/2ts ground ginger
1/4ts salt
1kg apples, peeled and cut into slices
juice of 1 lemon

Preheat the oven to 200ºC.
Mix the flour, sugar, margarine and salt until you get fine crumbs.Slowly add water until you get a fine dough. Wrap with plastic foil and leave for min 30min in the fridge.
Mix apple slices with lemon juice. In a separate bowl mix flour, sugar, spices and salt. Slowly add dry ingredients to the apples.
Transfer the dough to a lightly floured surface and roll with a rolling pin until 3mm thick.
Line the tart with the dough but do not trim the edges yet.
Stir apple mixture into the tart shell. Trim the excess dough. Roll the excess dough with a rolling pin until 3mm thick and cut circles. Glue circles with the edge of tart. Brush with egg and sprinkle with some extra sugar.
Bake in the hot oven for 45 min. Remove from the oven and leave to cool.

Spelt Apple Tart by Little Upside Down Cake

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8 Responses to Spelt Apple Tart
  1. Purabi Naha Reply

    Oh, this spelt apple tart is LOVELY! This looks like something I must try. The recipe is great and I loved the picture!!

  2. Rosie @ Blueberry Kitchen Reply

    Thanks so much for this recipe, I’m going to try making it for my mum who doesn’t eat gluten, but loves apple desserts! Your tart looks delicious 🙂

  3. Cláudia Marina Reply

    Se calhar já conhece o Green Kitchen Stories – mas se ainda não conhecer veja este blog ( há tb Apps no Itunes ). Tem receitas sem gluten e sem açucar. Eu não tenho limitações nem sou vegan mas não gosto de sobremesas com demasiado açucar e gordura, estas são óptimas.
    O que nós também queriamos era um livro com as receitas da Sanda. Ficamos à espera.

    • Sanda Vuckovic Pagaimo Reply

      Sim, ja conheco e estou seguir :-)). O livro, talvez um dia quem sabe…

  4. Carmit Shine Reply

    Hi Sanda
    love this idea.. looks so good & healthy..
    where I can find coconut sugar?
    and which kind of apple did u use?

    • Sanda Vuckovic Pagaimo Reply

      I use to buy coconut sugar at Miosotis…and apples,I don’t know the name, green ones that are crunchy and juicy

  5. Petra Reply

    Krasno izgleda!

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