Rustic Apple Tart

Category: Baking & Desserts/Vegetarian 
Servings: 4-6 people
Prep-Time:  15 minutes
Cook-Time: 20 minutes

Why is this a survival recipe?

This recipe guarantees a crisp, flavorful apple tart that you can easily turn into an a-la-mode dessert. It’s perfectly balanced and incredibly easy to make.

If you’ve made apple pie before, you know how finicky it can be. Well this apple tart has room for *ahem* improvement, lets say. You have a bit of wiggle room with this easy recipe, so if you love spices, kick it up a notch and don’t worry about ruining your dessert with a measuring error.


  • 1 frozen pie crust, thawed
  • 2 fuji apples, peeled and sliced
  • 1 rounded tbsp of sugar
  • 1 tsp of lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp of cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp of nutmeg
  • 1 tbsp of butter or butter substitute 
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tsp of flour, plus dusting for crust

Step one: Preheat oven to 425. Flour your surface, then roll out your pie crust with a rolling pin, lay on cookie sheet

Step two: Peel and slice your apples, squeeze in your lemon juice and add in your spices


Step three: Mix in sugar and stir together, then add in a tsp of flour and mix again



Step four: Place your apple mixture in the center of the pie crust, dot with butter


Step five: Fold the crust towards the center, brush with the beaten egg (also known as egg wash!)


Step six: Bake until golden brown and bubbly, approximately 20 minutes