Crunchy Apple Tart

Crunchy Apple Tart

Preparation time: 20

Cooking time: 40

Number of servings: 4

Carbon Footprint (per serving): 0.25 kgCO2e


  • 200g digestive biscuits.
  • 50g butter or margarine.
  • 2x large or 3x small apples – peeled, cored and sliced thinly into segments.
  • 1 tablespoon sugar.
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon.


  1. Turn oven on to gas mark 6/electric 180.
  2. Smash the biscuits into crumbs in a large bowl (with hands or the end of a rolling pin).
  3. Heat the butter/margarine in a microwave or in a pan over a low heat.
  4. Once melted, add the butter/margarine to the biscuit crumbs and mix.
  5. Press the mixture into the base of a 20cm tart/flan/pie dish or tin.
  6. Arrange the apple slices on top of the base.
  7. Sprinkle on the cinnamon and sugar.
  8. Bake in the oven for 35-40 minutes until the apples are soft and golden.
  9. Serve and enjoy!


  • Access to oven + oven gloves.
  • Access to kitchen hob + saucepan or microwave + microwavable bowl.
  • Large bowl.
  • Rolling pin for smashing biscuits (or use hands).
  • 20cm tart/flan/pie dish or tin.
  • Weighing scales.
  • Peeler.
  • Tablespoon or tablespoon measurer.
  • Teaspoon or teaspoon measurer.
  • Chopping board.
  • Sharp knife.

Considering Carbon Footprint

Carbon footprint (per serving): 0.25 kgCO2e. This is the same as making 12 mugs of tea.*

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*Calculations made using the Carbon Footprint Calculator created by the Consumer Data Research Centre at University of Leeds.

More Useful Information

  • Tastes lovely with custard, cream or ice-cream!
  • If your pie/flan/tart tin ISN’T metal, then the dish can be cooked in the microwave for 7-8 minutes on high.
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"I have loads of apples so have made another one since getting the recipe."

2 thoughts on “Crunchy Apple Tart

  1. Yes, but I used ginger biscuits for the pie! I served it to my Bridge Group friends and they enjoyed it – it was delicious!

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