Dessert Recipes Recipes

Rustic Apple Crostata with Caramel

This Italian spin on apple pie is delectable and sure to get you in the fall spirit.

This apple dessert is made with crostata, making it super simple! The flaky dough, cooked apples, and mouthwatering caramel streusel topping make this apple crostata irresistible.

For The Crust:

  • 2 cups flour
  • 5 Tbsp. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 sticks of very cold butter, sliced
  • 4 – 5 Tbsp. ice water
  • Melt butter to brush on dough and sugar to sprinkle on top of dough after crostata is filled with apples and ready to go in the oven.

For The Apple Filling And Streusel Topping:

  • 3 pounds of apples, peeled, cored and sliced into one-third” slices (use an assortment of Granny Smith, MacIntosh, and Fuji apples)
  • ½ tsp. lemon juice
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • ½ cup finely crushed vanilla wafer cookies
  • ½ tsp freshly grated sea salt
  • 2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp. corn starch
  • 6 Tbsp. cold butter, sliced or diced


Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.