Maple Caramel Apple Tart {Gluten-Free}

Published on Feb 14, 2019

  by   Kristina Stosek

2 reviews

Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 70 minutes Serves: 6 - 8
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This Gluten-Free Maple Caramel Apple Tart will not disappoint – fresh apples, raisins, a hint of cinnamon and fresh lemon juice to start. The crust is light and buttery, and for the finish – the most delicious maple caramel sauce.

This maple caramel apple tart is the best apple tart I have ever tasted. It’s that good!




simple instructions on how to make gluten-free maple caramel apple tart,

Heads up…this apple tart is very simple to make! I know the tart looks impressive, and you may think it takes hours to make it. But, not at all.

The crust is made in a food processor then easily pressed into a nine-inch tart pan—no rolling out of the dough or messy work surface.


apple slices


For the apple filling, once you have the apples peeled, cored and thinly sliced, you toss them with fresh lemon juice, cinnamon and a bit of tapioca or arrowroot starch.

arrange the apples,

The next step is your choice as to how you will arrange the apples, depends on how much time you have. Taking the time to arrange the apple slices nicely is key to a beautiful tart.

Try to arrange the apples in a circular pattern so that when you slice the tart, every slice will yield a similar portion.

But, if you are short on time or don’t want to fiddle with the apples, scatter them evenly in the crust and press them down slightly using your hands. You should have two layers of apples.


apple tart, gluten free


the maple caramel sauce,

To prepare the maple caramel sauce, you first cook the maple syrup for a few minutes, then add butter and then cream. Once you have added the butter and cream, cook the sauce another two minutes longer.


maple caramel sauce


Now that the caramel sauce is ready, pour it evenly over the apples and bake. So, even though there are three steps to this apple tart recipe, they are all simple to whip up.


apple tart, gluten free


This gluten-free dessert is a winner as is, but you can always add a dollop of vanilla bean ice cream. Enjoy!

If you love baking, please be sure to check out our entire list of gluten-free dessert recipes.

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First time baking a gluten & egg free pie and this one was delicious! As a very picky eater and tons of food allergies, this pie is now one of my family’s favorite! Note: Probably won’t be adding coconut sugar. Caramel Maple Sauce has enough sweetness.


So delicious!!! I will be making this again

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