Exquisite Orchard Fresh Apple Tart

This Classic Apple Tart brings the essence of simplicity and elegance to any table, featuring a buttery base filled with a smooth, sweet cream and topped with artfully arranged apple slices. The combination of soft, spiced apples with the rich, velvety cream creates a dessert that’s not only a feast for the eyes but also a delight to the palate.

Perfect for any season but especially inviting during the fall, this Exquisite Orchard Fresh Apple Tart captures the essence of orchard-picked apples. With each component crafted to complement the others, this tart is ideal for both a family dinner and special occasions, offering a slice of comfort with a touch of sophistication. Its warming flavors and inviting aroma make it a favorite choice for those who appreciate the finer details in baking.

Full Recipe:

Dough Ingredients:

  • 2 eggs
  • 5 tablespoons sugar (100g)
  • 8g vanilla sugar
  • 4 tablespoons oil (40 ml)
  • 3 tablespoons butter (60g), melted
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder (4g)
  • 360g flour

Cream Ingredients:

  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons sugar (60g)
  • 3 tablespoons starch (50g)
  • Grated peel of half a lemon
  • 360 ml milk
  • 1 tablespoon butter (20g)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

To Decorate:

  • 3-4 apples
  • Lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon apricot jam or honey


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C (350°F).
  2. For the dough, beat the eggs with sugar and vanilla sugar until fluffy. Add oil, melted butter, and baking powder, mix well. Gradually add flour and knead until smooth.
  3. Roll out the dough and line a 26 cm tart mold. Prick the dough with a fork and bake for 10 minutes.
  4. For the cream, beat the egg with sugar, starch, and lemon peel. Heat the milk, then gradually add to the egg mixture, stirring constantly. Cook over low heat until thickened. Remove from heat, add butter and lemon juice, and mix well.
  5. Peel and core the apples, cut into thin slices. Sprinkle with lemon juice and sugar.
  6. Spread the cream over the pre-baked dough. Arrange apple slices on top in a circular pattern.
  7. Bake for 20-25 minutes, until apples are tender and lightly browned.
  8. Heat apricot jam or honey and brush over the warm tart for a shiny glaze.
  9. Serve warm or cold, with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream if desired.

Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 35 minutes | Total Time: 55 minutes | Kcal: 320 per slice | Servings: 8 servings

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