Bravo™ Apple and Vanilla Tart



  • Melted butter, to grease.
  • 1 sheet (25cm x 25cm) frozen puff pastry, thawed slightly.
  • 50g almond meal.
  • 1 tbsp vanilla sugar.
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon.
  • 1 egg white, lightly whisked.
  • 1 – 2 large bravo apples, quartered, cored, thinly sliced.
  • 3 tbsp apricot or plum jam or (but any is fine).
  • Crème fraiche, to serve.


1. Preheat the oven to 220°C.

2. Trim pastry to a round circle and place onto a baking tray lined with baking paper. Score a 2cm border around, halfway through.

3. Combine almond meal, vanilla sugar, cinnamon and egg white, and spread evenly over the pastry.

4. Peel, core and thinly slice the apples. Top pastry with a layer of apples that are overlapping.

5. Bake in the oven for 20 minutes or until the apples are tender and the pastry is crisp and golden.

6. Melt jam by microwaving for about 1 minute. Brush evenly over apples and pastry.

7. Slice tart into quarters if you’d like and serve with crème fraiche.

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Bravo (TM) Apple Frangipane Tart with Miso Caramel



  • Oil spray
  • 1 – 2 sheets puff pastry, thawed slightly
  • 4 Bravo apples, cored, halved, and thinly sliced
  • 40g unsalted butter, cold, cut into cubes
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup thickened cream
  • 80g unsalted butter
  • 1 tbsp white miso paste
  • 125g unsalted butter, softened
  • 125g almond meal
  • 80g caster sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 eggs, room temperature


1. Preheat your oven to 220C.

2. Spray a tart tin approx. 24 – 25cm in diameter with oil and line with the slightly thawed puff pastry. Place in the fridge until needed.

3. To make the miso caramel, place brown sugar, thickened cream and butter into a small pan and heat, stirring until smooth. Add the miso
paste and whisk in until dissolved. Cook for about 5 minutes and set aside.

4. To make the frangipane filling, add butter, almond meal, caster sugar and cinnamon to the bowl of a mixer fitted with a paddle attachment.

5. Turn on medium speed and let beat for 3 – 5 minutes whilst adding in the eggs one at a time. Take the lined tart tin out of the fridge and
spread the frangipane filling over the pastry.

6. To assemble the tart, place a slice of apple on top of the frangipane filling and press down. Overlap the slices alongside each other in a
pattern until the tart is covered. Drizzle over a generous amount of the miso caramel and spread small cubes of butter across the top.

7. Bake for 30 minutes. Serve with a dollop of cream and extra caramel.