Apple Croustade With Armagnac Custard


Ingredients For the croustade
  • 175g/6oz caster sugar

  • 75g/3oz butter

  • 3 tbsp water

  • 50g/2oz dried cranberries

  • 50g/2oz sultanas

  • 50g/2oz raisins

  • 1kg/2lb 2oz dessert apples, such as Cox's Orange Pippin, peeled, cored and quartered

  • 200g/7oz filo pastry, cut into 5cm/2in-wide strips

  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon

  • 1 clementine, zest only

  • 1 lemon, zest only

  • 75g/3oz clarified butter

For the Armagnac custard
  • 4 free-range egg yolks

  • 40g/1½oz caster sugar

  • 150ml/5fl oz milk

  • 150ml/5fl oz double cream

  • 2-3 tbsp Armagnac


This French-style Dessert Resembles A Tarte Tatin But Uses Filo Pastry Instead Of Shortcrust Pastry.

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