French Apple Tart

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by Nolita_Food

From Gourmet magazine. Normally I find their recipes very complicated, but this is so simple...

Top Review by kathyblenki

this was easier than i thought and so delicious, the apricot jam makes it!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • For the tart

  • 1 pastry shells (homemade or store bought)
  • 6 apples, cored,sliced 1/8 " thick (golden delicious)
  • 14 cup sugar
  • 4 tablespoons butter, cold,sliced thin
  • 12 cup apricot jam, heated and strained


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Arrange the apple slices decoratively on the pastry shell.
  3. Sprinkle sugar on top, dot with butter slices and bake in middle rack for 45 minutes, until the apple and shell are golden.
  4. Brush with heated apricot jam while tart is still hot.
  5. Serve with vanilla ice cream.
  6. Note: prep time doesn't include chill time for pastry dough if you decide to make that yourself.

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