Easy Apple Tart With Ol' South Custard

Photo: Beth Dreiling; Styling: Cari South

Roll out the puff pastry no more than 10 minutes before apples are done; the pastry needs to stay as cold as possible for maximum puff.

Yield: Makes 8 servings
Recipe from Southern Living

More From Southern Living

Recipe Time

Cook Time:
Prep Time:
Other: 27 Minutes


  • 12 to 14 Rome or Braeburn apples (about 7 lb.)
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 (17.3-oz.) package frozen puff pastry sheets, thawed
  • Ol' South Custard


  1. 1. Peel and core apples; cut in half lengthwise. Toss together apples and sugar; place in a 12-inch cast-iron or ovenproof skillet.
  2. 2. Cook over medium-high heat, stirring often, 20 to 30 minutes or until apples soften and start to caramelize.
  3. 3. Unfold and stack pastry sheets on top of each other on a lightly floured surface. Roll to a 12-inch square. Place on top of cooked apples, with pastry corners overlapping sides of skillet.
  4. 4. Bake at 450° for 10 to 12 minutes or until dark golden brown.
  5. 5. Cool on a wire rack 10 to 15 minutes. Carefully invert tart onto a serving plate; remove skillet. Cut tart into wedges, and serve with Ol' South Custard.
My Notes

Only you will be able to view, print, and edit this note.

Add Note

Easy Apple Tart With Ol' South Custard Recipe at a Glance
  1. Enter at least one ingredient

Indulge your cravings!

Daily Indulgence
Free Daily Indulgence Newsletter: You'll get our most indulgent sweets and savory treats.
We Respect Your Privacy. Privacy Policy