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Puff Pastry Apple Tart Recipe

This is an easy recipe made of apple, puff pastry and a delicious almond cream filling. A characteristic feature of this apple tart with puff pastry is its creamy, light and crunchy texture.
5 from 10 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine French
Servings 8 pieces
CALORIES 382 kcal



  • 230 grams puff pastry dough
  • 40 grams butter
  • 40 grams sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons apricot jam


  • 80 grams almond powder
  • 40 grams sugar
  • 40 grams butter
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • 2 Golden Delicious apples


  • Preheat the oven to 356°F ( 180°C ).

Almond Cream

  • Cream sugar and butter with a hand held mixer.
  • Add in almond powder and keep beating until integrated.
  • Add in flour, egg and vanilla extract and keep beating until well combined.

Apple Slices

  • Peel two Golden Delicious apples with a knife or a vegetable peeler
  • Remove their core.
  • Cut the apples into quarters and then start making thin slices.

Puff Pastry Base

  • Sprinkle one tablespoon of sugar on the baking paper before placing the puff pastry dough ( 230 grams – 10″x 13″ ) on it.
  • Cut 3 puff pastry strips of 0,6″x 10″ each each and fold the remaining puff pastry dough as if it was a closed book. 
  • Dip a brush in beaten egg and paint the sides of the puff pastry base. Place the strips creating the edge of the puff pastry.


  • Spread the almond cream over it until it covers the entire surface evenly, but leaving the edges free.
  • Place the apple slices on top of the filling.
  • Brush melted butter over the puff pastry and apple slices.
  • Sprinkle some sugar on top.
  • Bake the pie for 30 minutes.
  • Take the tart out of the oven and now spread it with apricot jam. Et voilá! You now have for dessert a delicious puff pastry apple tart with almond cream!


Calories: 382kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 62mg | Sodium: 154mg | Potassium: 162mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 345IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 1mg