Mini Apple Tarts

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Mini Apple Tarts {Gluten-Free} | Wheat-Free Meat-Free

Mini Apple Tarts

  • 1/4 cup millet flour
  • 2 tablespoons coconut flour
  • 2 tablespoons tapioca starch
  • 3 tablespoons sugar, divided
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons cold butter, cut in chunks
  • 1-2 tablespoons water
  • 1 medium apple
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  1. Preheat the oven to 375ºF. Grease four 4-inch tart pans.
  2. Whisk together the millet flour, coconut flour, tapioca starch, 2 tablespoons sugar, and salt in a medium bowl. Place in the bowl of a food processor. Add the butter. Pulse a few times to distribute the butter throughout. Add the water a little at a time while pulsing until the dough looks crumbly. Press into the tart pans.
  3. Thinly slice the apple and place in a medium bowl. Toss with the remaining tablespoon of sugar, cinnamon, and cloves. Layer the apple into the tart shells.
  4. Bake for 45 minutes. Remove and set on a cooling rack. Allow to cool completely before removing from pans.

Serves 4

Making Mini Apple Tarts | Wheat-Free Meat-Free

The trick to forming the tart crust is to start with the sides. Press all the way around the edges, then do the bottom.

I ended up ripping each of my apple slices in half so that they were short enough to layer nicely. There seems to be a multitude of ways to layer fruit into a tart, and I am not very adept at it, so you might come up with a better way.

Looking for More Gluten-Free Vegetarian Recipes?

Take a look at my book, The Wheat-Free Meat-Free Cookbook: 100 Gluten-Free Vegetarian Recipes.

A sampling of the recipes included:
  • Breakfasts: Cinnamon Quinoa Muffins, Yeasted Waffles, Gooey Butter Cake,
  • Sides: Patatas Bravas, Pea and New Potato Salad, Braised Celery,
  • Mains: Corn Waffle Sandwiches, Enchiladas with Green Sauce, Pesto Asparagus Galette, and
  • Desserts: Blueberry Mango Crisp, Baklava Rolls, Amaretto Cake.

You can see the full recipe list on the Amazon page.


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