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Bravo Apples and Vanilla Tart

Story: IGA EP 7 – Bravo Apples and Vanilla Tart
Episode: Episode 7
Presenter: Brendan Pang
Air Date: 29th May 2022

Bravo Apples (Bravo Apples Hero Line) Segment, brought to you by IGA Supermarkets, featuring IGA Tucker Fresh Dalkeith.

  • Bravo apples have a unique burgundy skin that sets them apart on shelf.
  • Their sweet and juicy flavor mean they are rated as Australia’s best tasting apple.
  • With a high concentration of flavonoids, not only are they excellent for your health, but unlike other apples, their flesh is ultra slow to turn brown.
  • Bravo apples are proudly grown by more than 80 growers across Western Australia, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia and Victoria.
  • Brandon welcomes Dom Sheed from the West Coast Eagles.

Recipe Apple and Vanilla Tart.


  • Melted butter, to grease.
  • 1 sheet (25cm x 25cm) frozen puff pastry, thawed slightly.
  • 50g almond meal.
  • 1 tbsp vanilla sugar.
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon.
  • 1 egg white, lightly whisked.
  • 1 – 2 large bravo apples, quartered, cored, thinly sliced.
  • 3 tbsp apricot or plum jam or (but any is fine).
  • Crème fraiche, to serve.


  1. Preheat the oven to 220°C.
  2. Trim pastry to a round circle and place onto a baking tray lined with baking paper. Score a 2cm border around, halfway through.
  3. Combine almond meal, vanilla sugar, cinnamon and egg white, and spread evenly over the pastry.
  4. Peel, core and thinly slice the apples. Top pastry with a layer of apples that are overlapping.
  5. Bake in the oven for 20 minutes or until the apples are tender and the pastry is crisp and golden.
  6. Melt jam by microwaving for about 1 minute. Brush evenly over apples and pastry.
  7. Slice tart into quarters if you’d like and serve with crème fraiche.

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