Apple Tart with Bacon Fig Syrup

  • PREP: 30min

  • COOK: 60min

  • SERVES: 10-12

  • PREP: 30min

  • COOK: 60min

  • SERVES: 10-12

  • Pork

Ever had apple-smoked bacon? Scientifically speaking, this is roughly 1000 times better. Crunchy, fruity, and luxurious, this tart will have you sneaking off to the fridge for secret bites all night. I’m talking about the kind of tart you might line up for at a high-end brunch place, sans the hefty price tag. Invite everyone over for a great start to Sunday – or you know, eat the whole thing yourself.

Ingredients (15):

  • Bacon Fig Syrup
  • ½ pack ButcherBox Bacon, diced
  • 1 jar fig jam
  • 1 c water
  • Apples
  • 6 Granny Smith apples, cored, peeled, sliced ¼” thick
  • ½ c pure cane sugar
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • Crust
  • 2 c almond flour
  • ½ c buckwheat flour
  • ½ c pure cane sugar
  • ¼ c ghee, melted
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp kosher salt

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Mix all crust ingredients together in a large mixing bowl until a ball is formed.
  3. Grease 9” springform tart pan with coconut oil. Place tart pan on baking sheet pan, then press dough into the sides and bottom of pan.
  4. Prick the bottom of the dough with a fork.
  5. Toss apples with sugar and lemon juice in a mixing bowl.
  6. Shingle apples (layer with ends overlapping) in a circular pattern on raw crust. You should end up with approximately two layers of apples.
  7. Keep the tart on a baking sheet pan, then place in oven and bake for 1 hr.
  8. Let tart cool for 5 min before removing from tart pan. Place tart on platter of choice.
  9. Preheat sauté pan.
  10. Place bacon in pan and cook for 5-7 min, or until crispy.
  11. Drain excess fat from bacon.
  12. Preheat saucepan to medium-low heat. Add fig jam and mix with water. Once jam has melted, remove from heat.
  13. Mix crispy bacon into fig jam and pour over tart. Slice and dig in!

Happy Eating!

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