Apple Crostata
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This Apple Crostata recipe is a simple, rustic tart filled with sweet apple filling and is one of our favorite new ways to enjoy one of our favorite fall fruit!
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4-6
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ cup (1 stick) COLD unsalted butter, cut into cubes
  • 2 tablespoons ice cold water
  • 4 cups (about 4) apples, peeled, cored and sliced
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ teaspoons apple pie spice **see notes below
  • Caramel sauce, optional
  • Vanilla Ice Cream, optional
  1. Preheat oven at 375 degrees F
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together flour, sugar and salt
  3. Cut butter into flour mixture until well combined into large crumbles using a pastry blender, fork or food processor
  4. Add ice water a little at time until dough is moistened and comes together in a ball
  5. Form into ball and flatten to round disk
  6. Roll dough on floured surface with rolling pin to about 12 inches round
  1. In a large mixing bowl, add your sliced apples
  2. Sprinkle them with sugar and flour and toss to coat
  3. Sprinkle with apple pie spice and, again, toss to coat
  4. Pour apples evenly into the crust
  5. Fold edges of dough over apple mixture, crimping the edges slightly.
  6. Bake for 45-50 minutes, depending on your oven
  7. Serve warm (preferably) with your favorite toppings: ice cream, caramel sauce, etc.
  8. Enjoy!
NOTE: Notes
  1. If you don't have or can't find Apple Pie Spice, substitute 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, ¼ teaspoon nutmeg and ¼ teaspoon allspice. Mix together.
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