Italian Fresh Apple Torte

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Barb G.

This recipe is for the dough and filling, made from fresh apples golden delicious works good. This make a very pretty tasty torte.

Top Review by Marie

A little time consuming to make, but very much worth the effort. I loved cooking the filling first - it cuts down on baking time. For less experienced, cooks, I would suggest adding to your recipe what pan size that should be used. This was a wonderful dessert to go with our dinner last night. Thanks again Barb for always providing such top notch recipes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. FOR CRUST; Blend flour and sugar, cut in butter into small pieces and work into flour mixture by hand or fork, (DON'T Over Mix); then add egg yolk, stir gently until well incorporated into the flour-butter mixture.
  2. Gently form two balls of dough; ONE LARGER, for the bottom crust; the other ball is for the top; WRAP dough in wax paper and set in refrigerator for 1 hour.
  3. Line pizza pan with parchment paper; crumble large ball of dough on to the parchment paper and press to fit lined pan.
  4. Then roll small dough ball in between waxed paper, press or roll dough to 1/8 inch thick, cut into strips to layer over apple filling (cut any sze it doesn't matter, have fun); NOTE use kitcken knife to lift strips onto the apple filling in a crisscross pattern, (if strips break, DO NOT WORRY, arrange into pattern of squares).
  5. FOR FILLING: place apples in medium saucepan with water (or cider), and slowly warm slowly, then add flour, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and butter to apple mixture; cook over medium-high heat,stirring often until thick; set aside and cool.
  6. Pour filling over bottom crust, spread evenly, then layer top with strips of dough; Bake at 375 degrees for 35-40 minutes, until browned.

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