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Rustic Caramel Apple Tart Recipe

Rustic Caramel Apple Tart Recipe

Like an apple pie without the pan, this scrumptious tart has a crispy crust that cuts nicely and a yummy caramel topping. Betty Fulks of Onia, Arkansas submitted the recipe.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 25 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 6-1/2 teaspoons cold water
  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • FILLING:
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped peeled tart apples
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • TOPPING:
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons caramel ice cream topping, warmed

Directions

  • 1. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar and salt; cut in butter until crumbly. Gradually add water and vanilla, tossing with a fork until dough forms a ball. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes or until easy to handle.
  • 2. Preheat oven to 400°. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough into a 10-in. circle. Transfer to a parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Combine the filling ingredients; spoon over pastry to within 2 in. of edges. Fold up edges of pastry over filling, leaving center uncovered. Combine sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle over filling.
  • 3. Bake 25-30 minutes or until crust is golden and filling is bubbly. Using parchment paper, slide tart onto a wire rack. Drizzle with caramel topping. Serve warm. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 286 calories, 12 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 226 mg sodium, 44 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.