Apple Torte with Bread Crumb and Hazelnut Crust - Torta di Mele di Carnia


For the Crust
½ cup hazelnuts, toasted
1½ cups bread crumbs
6 tablespoons sugar
2 teaspoons Lemon zest, freshly grated
¾ cup milk
6 tablespoons butter
flour, for rolling the dough

For the Apple Filling
2 pounds tart, firm apples, such as Granny Smith (or a bit more)
⅓ cup sugar
1 cup hard apple cider, (fermented), white wine


Apples Grow Well In The Carnic Mountains In The Northern Part Of Friuli And Are Used In Many Desserts. This Delicious, Double-crusted Tart Reflects The Deep-rooted Frugality Of Cooks In This Tough Mountainous Terrain. The Crust Is Made With Bread Crumbs T

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