French Mini Apple Tarts

French Mini Apple Tarts Recipe

By Lena's Vegan Living

🔪Prep Time: 50 mins

👩‍🍳Cook Time: 20 mins



3 small apples I am using Gala

1 tbsp maple syrup

1 tsp apple pie spice homemade or store bought

1 tbsp lemon juice


¼ cup maple syrup

1 tsp apple pie spice

1 tbsp lemon juice

Pinch of Himalayan pink salt

¼ cup crushed roasted pecans

Mix all in a small pot and bring into a boil.

Reduce the heat and stir for about two minutes.

Take it off the heat and transfer to a small bowl or container. Set aside.


3 cups gluten free mix I use Bob’s Red Mill

¼ cup almond meal

¼ cup arrow root powder

1 ¼ cup cooled butter I use Earth Balance

1/3 cup maple syrup

2 tsp pure vanilla extract

3 – 4 tbsp ice cold water



2Wash and dry your apples well.

3Cut in half and slice into thin slices while removing the edges of each half and the core.

4In a bowl mix the slices with maple syrup and all the rest of ingredients.

5Cover with lid or plastic warp and set aside.


7Place all the dry ingredients and butter into a food processor and start pressing the pulse button.

8Add the maple syrup with vanilla and blend again, then gradually stat adding the cold water until you see farming a ball.

9Remove the dough and create nice ball.

10Shape the ball into about of 6inch long shape by roiling with your hands on the working surface.

11Divide into 3 equal pieces and cut each in half. Form 6 balls and place them in the centre of your tart pans.

12Press down the first one with your fingers making flat surface.

13Apply plastic wrap to and begin pressing down gently with glass while moving towards the edges, until you create rim about ¼ thick.

14Peal the plastic off and remove the excess dough that overlap the edge.

15Gently press down the edge with you your fingers to make it nice and smooth.

16Repeat until you have all six done.

17Preheat the oven to 350F.

18Pierce bottom of each tart with fork and start arranging apple slices into a fan pattern using about 11 to 12 slices folding second under first and so on.

19Bake for 20min and let cool down for about 15min before you remove them from the pans.

20Apply maple syrup glaze with brush, and top with roasted pecans.

21You may serve with vegan ice cream if you like.

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