fbpx Apple tart, saffron cream recipe

Apple tart, saffron cream recipe

Tarte aux pommes safranée
Preparation time
15 min
Cooking time
30 min


  • 8 Royal Gala apples
  • 30g butter
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 100g sugar + 10g for tart base
  • 1 ready-made puff-pastry base



  • 1/2l milk
  • 5 egg yolks
  • 100g saffron saffron pistils
  • 1 vanilla pod


Custard: boil the milk with the vanilla and saffron. Beat the yolks and sugar. Pour the boiling milk over then cook the mixture until it coats a spoon. Cool.

Apples: peel and quarter the apples. Pan-fry them in the butter, add the sugar, coat them in the caramel and sprinkle with cinnamon.

Tart: prick the tart base, sugar it and cook it between two trays. Add the pan-fried apple and a dash of custard. Cook 5min at 180°C.

Wine suggestion

Share this recipe