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mini apple tart with ice cream
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Rustic Mini Apple Tart

This mini apple tart is simple and quick to make, but so pretty served with a mini scoop of ice cream and a caramel drizzle. Add a little Sea Salt for a salted caramel twist.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple tartlet, mini apple tart, rustic apple tartlet
Servings: 8
Calories: 323kcal


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  • 8 mini 4-inch quiche or tart pans


  • 4 apples peeled and sliced
  • 2 pie crust homemade or purchase refrigerated
  • 1/2 cup Cinnamon chips chopped
  • 1 Tbsp sparkling sugar sparkling
  • cinnamon for dusting
  • 4 tbsp caramel sauce purchased or homemade


  • Preheat oven to 350° F.
  • Peel, cut in half, and core 4 medium size apples. (about 4-inch diameter) Use your favorite pie variety.
  • Make or purchase a pie crust for a double pie. Click Here for my Easy No-Fail Piecrust recipe. Roll each piecrust into a 10-inch circle.
    rolled out pie crust
  • Divide each crust into quarters and cut each quarter piece into a 5-inch circle. Line the mini tart pan with a 5-inch circle of pie crust.
  • Brush the bottom of the pie crust with slightly beaten egg white.
    caramel sauce in bottom of tart pan
  • Add 1 tsp of caramel sauce and 2 tsp. of chopped cinnamon chips.
    caramel and cinnamon chips in tart pan
  • slice 1/2 of an apple and place flat side down in the mini tart pan.
    Apple in tart pan
  • Sprinkle the apple tart with non-melting sugar* and cinnamon
    unbaked apple tartlet
  • Bake for 30 minutes on the bottom rack in the oven.
  • Cool the tart on a rack for 15 minutes and then remove from the pan.
  • Just before serving, top with a mini scoop of vanilla ice cream, drizzles with caramel sauce, and sprinkle with a few flakes of sea salt. Best enjoyed fresh the day they are made.*
    mini apple tart with ice cream



*The tarts can be reheated the next day for 12 seconds in the microwave or on a cookie tin at 350 degrees for 6 -8 minutes in the oven.  
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Serving: 1tart | Calories: 323kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 217mg | Potassium: 147mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 83IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 32mg | Iron: 1mg