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Caramel Apple Tart

This Caramel Apple Tart pairs tender, spiced apples with a buttery pie crust and a generous drizzle of homemade caramel. It's over-the-top delicious and perfect for fall baking season!
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time35 minutes
Total Time50 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple galette, caramel apple tart, rustic apple tart
Servings: 8
Calories: 767kcal



  • 1 10” unbaked store-bought pie crust, thawed
  • 2 large Granny Smith apples peeled and sliced thin
  • 4 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp ground cloves
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon water


  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 cup light corn syrup
  • 2 cups light brown sugar packed
  • ½ cup unsalted butter softened
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • Preheat the oven to 400F.
  • Unroll dough and transfer to a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  • Toss the sliced apples with the flour, sugar, cloves, cinnamon, and salt. Spoon over crust to within 2 in. of edges. Fold up edges of crust over filling, leaving center uncovered.
  • Whisk egg and water; brush over crust.
  • Bake for 25 minutes or until the crust is golden and filling is bubbly.
  • While the pie bakes, combine the cream, corn syrup, sugar, butter, and salt in a heavy bottomed pot over medium heat and attach a candy thermometer to the side.
  • Stirring constantly, cook the mixture until the thermometer reaches 245F. Remove from the heat and stir in the vanilla extract. Set aside.
  • When the tart is finished, drizzle with caramel sauce and serve warm with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.


Calories: 767kcal | Carbohydrates: 106g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 23g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Trans Fat: 0.5g | Cholesterol: 118mg | Sodium: 445mg | Potassium: 165mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 94g | Vitamin A: 1260IU | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | Calcium: 103mg | Iron: 1mg