The Only Apple Tart Recipe You Will Ever Need

Photo: Kate Bernhardt

Looking for a way to use up all those apples you picked at Beak & Skiff this weekend? Or do you just love apples? Either way, try out this adapted Ina Garten French apple tart recipe.


1 frozen puff pastry sheet
4 apples
½ cup sugar
4 tablespoons (1/4 stick) cold unsalted butter, small-diced
½ cup apricot jelly


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Defrost frozen puff pastry sheet.
  3. Line sheet pan with parchment paper.
  4. Place dough on sheet pan.
  5. Peel and cut apples in half, remove stem and core, and slice apples crosswise in ¼-inch thick slices. Place overlapping slices diagonally down the middle of the tart until pastry is covered with apple slices.
  6. Sprinkle tart with ½ cup sugar and dot with butter.
  7. Bake for 45-60 minutes, until the pastry is browned. Rotate the pan halfway through baking.
  8. Heat ½ cup apricot jelly.
  9. Brush the whole tart with apricot jelly.
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Photo: Kate Bernhardt


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