• Ingredients: 8
  • Serves: 8
  • Prep: 45 mins
  • Bake: 20 mins
  • Level: easy

Calorie conscious mini apple and cinnamon tarts with bramley apple(s), truvia granulated sweetener, cinnamon, water, plain white flour, margarine, salt, water. To make this calorie conscious mini apple and cinnamon tarts for 8 persons you will need 45 mins for preparation and 20 mins for baking.

Ingredients

For the filling

  • 2 Bramley apple(s)
  • 1tbsp Truvia granulated sweetener
  • 1tsp Cinnamon
  • 2tbsp Water

For the pastry

Directions

  1. Step 1To make the pastry sieve the flour and salt into a large bowl and add the cold margarine and rub in to achieve a coarse breadcrumb texture.

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  2. Step 2Add the water a little at a time and mix with a knife until the pastry starts to come together. Use your hands to bring the pastry together into ball. Knead on a lightly floured surface to make a smooth ball, then wrap in cling film and leave to rest in the fridge for at least thirty minutes.

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  3. Step 3Place the diced apple in a heavy bottomed saucepan, add the Truvia to taste and two tablespoons of water, then bring to a simmer and cook the apples for about five minutes, until tender. Leave to cool slightly and then stir in the cinnamon.

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  4. Step 4Preheat the oven to 180°C (fan 160°C, gas mark 4). Lightly grease a muffin tin.
  5. Step 5Roll out half the pastry until it’s approximately 5mm thick, then cut into about 8 x 7.5cm rounds. Do the same with the other half and cut into 6cm rounds.
  6. Step 6Use the larger pastry discs to line the muffin tin, then spoon the cooked apples into the cases. Gently wet the edges and top with the smaller pastry discs pressing gently to seal.
  7. Step 7Brush the tops of the pies with beaten egg then bake for twenty minutes until golden. Leave to cool in the tin for five minutes, then remove and place on a wire rack.