Rustic Apple Tart with Gala Apples
Gala, peeled and cored
Sift flour & powered sugar in a bowl. Cut in butter to make a crumbly mixture. Add yolk & 1 tsp water & mix.
Form dough into ball & flatten slightly, then wrap in plastic & refrigerate for 15 minutes.
Remove & roll into a 14 inch circle and set into greased 8 inch pan, leaving the edges hanging.
In a saucepan over medium high heat, combine apples, juice, cinnamon, & nutmeg.
Bring to a boil, then simmer until apples are tender. Remove apples & return mixture to boil.
Dissolve cornstarch in cold water & add to apple juice mixture. Stir until glossy. Toss with cooked apples & let cool.
Fill crust with filling & fold in hanging pastry. Bake for 40 minutes at 375 until golden.