Gluten Free Salted Caramel Apple Cherry Tart

Gluten Free Salted Caramel Apple Cherry Tart Serves: 3- 9 inch tarts


  • For the shortbread crust:
  • 1½ cups dairy free butter
  • ¾ cup granulated brown sugar
  • 3 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ¾ tsp. salt
  • 1½ tsp. hazelnut extract
  • 3 cups gluten-free flour
  • For the filling:
  • 1 – 15 oz. pkg. RC Apple Fruit Filling
  • 44 oz. boiling water
  • 4½ oz. RC Salted Caramel Sauce Mix, dry
  • 1 lb. dried cherries
  • For the streusel topping:
  • 2¼ cups old fashioned oats
  • ¾ cup brown sugar
  • ½ tsp. RC Cinnamon Flavor
  • ¾ cup dairy free butter, very cold


  1. 1 To prepare streusel topping, in a food processor add 1 cup old fashioned oats and process until oats are a flour like consistency.
  2. 2 Add to a mixing bowl with rest of whole old fashioned oats, brown sugar and RC Cinnamon Flavor and blend together.
  3. 3 With a pastry blender, cut in cold dairy free butter to mixture until butter is the size of small peas and keep refrigerated.
  4. 4 For the shortbread crust:
  5. 5 Preheat oven to 300°F. Prepare crust first, combine dairy free butter, sugar, vanilla, salt, hazelnut extract and gluten-free flour together in a mixing bowl fitted with paddle.
  6. 6 Mix on low until all ingredients are blended together.
  7. 7 Divide dough into 3 even portions.
  8. 8 Spray 3-9 inch tart tins with pan release and press dough into tart pans making sure dough is even thickness on bottom and sides of tart tins. Bake for 15 minutes.
  9. 9 For the filling:
  10. 10 Prepare RC Apple Fruit Filling per package instructions.
  11. 11 Add dry RC Salted Caramel Sauce Mix and cherries.
  12. 12 Mix filling until blended and reserve.
  13. 13 Fill precooked tart shell shortbread crusts with prepared apple filling and top with prepared streusel topping.
  14. 14 Bake in a 350°F oven until streusel topping is golden brown. Remove from oven and cool tarts before serving.


Value Added Suggestions: Serve with Salted Caramel Ice Cream. RC Crème Anglaise Sauce also pairs very well. This recipe can be made into bars also.

Apple Fruit Filling MixSalted Caramel Sauce MixCinnamon Flavor

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