Apple Crostata with Spiced Caramel Sauce

barbara lentz

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@blentz8

Made this for a dinner party of 4 and none was left over.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

45 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

dough
2 c
flour
1/3 c
sugar
1/4 tsp
salt
1 1/2 stick
butter cut into pieces
1 large
egg
1 tsp
vanilla zest of 1 lemon
filling
1/2 stick
butter
1/3 c
brown sugar
2 Tbsp
lemon juice
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/4 tsp
salt
2 1/2 lb
apples peeled cored and cut into slices
glaze
1/3 c
apricot jam
2 tsp
water
caramel sauce
1 c
heavy cream
1/4 c
sugar
1/4 c
brown sugar
1/2 tsp
lemon juice
1/2 tsp
pumpkin pie spice
1/8 tsp
salt
2 Tbsp
butter cut into pieces

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Dough
Blend together flour, sugar, salt, and zest. Cut butter into dough with pastry blender or fingers. Whisk together egg and vanilla. Pour over dough and mix until combined. Roll into 2 balls. Chill in plastic wrap for 30 minutes.
2
Grease a springform pan and press one ball onto bottom of pan and up 1 inch of the sides. Roll other ball between 2 pieces of wax paper. Cut dough into 10 strips. Chill in refrigerator until ready to use.
3
Filling
Melt butter in saucepan. Stir in brown sugar, lemon juice, cinnamon, salt, and apples. Cook until softened 10 to 15 minutes. Spoon apple filling onto dough in springform pan.
4
Lattice the strips across top trimming the edges and sealing to crust. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour
5
Glaze
heat preserves with water and then strain. Brush top of warm pie. Let cool
6
Caramel Sauce
Heat cream until warm and set aside. In another pan stir both sugars and lemon juice together and let cook over medium high heat undisturbed for about 10 minutes until deep golden. Carefully pour cream into sugar mixture whisking constantly. Then whisk in pie spice and salt. cook 3 minutes. Remove from heat whisk in butter. Drizzle over crostata

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American