Apple-Ginger Tart with Cider-Bourbon Sauce

Pretty apple slices are fanned pinwheel-style in a refrigerated crust, baked, then served with a spirited bourbon sauce.

  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 1 hr 45 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 8

Ingredients

Crust

1
box Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box

Filling

1/2
cup packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons finely chopped crystallized ginger
2
tablespoons cornstarch
1
teaspoon ground cinnamon
4
medium cooking apples, peeled, thinly sliced (about 4 cups)

Sauce

1 1/4
cups apple cider
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
2
tablespoons packed brown sugar
1
tablespoon cornstarch
2
tablespoons bourbon or water, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Place cookie sheet in oven while oven preheats. Place pie crust in 9-inch tart pan with removable bottom as directed on box for One-Crust Filled Pie. Bake on preheated cookie sheet 7 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in large bowl, mix 1/2 cup brown sugar, the ginger, cornstarch and cinnamon until blended. Add apples; toss until evenly coated.
  • 3 In crust-lined plate, arrange apples in concentric circles, overlapping slices and using all of apples, beginning at outside edge and working toward center.
  • 4 Cover top of tart with foil; place on preheated cookie sheet. Bake 40 minutes. Remove foil; bake 8 to 10 minutes longer or until apples are tender and crust is golden brown. Place tart pan on cooling rack; cool 30 minutes while making sauce.
  • 5 Meanwhile, in 1-quart saucepan, heat cider to boiling over high heat. Boil 4 to 6 minutes, stirring occasionally, until reduced to 1 cup. Stir in butter and 2 tablespoons brown sugar; continue boiling 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. In small bowl, stir cornstarch into bourbon until dissolved. Stir bourbon mixture into sauce; boil 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  • 6 To serve, cut tart into wedges; serve with warm sauce.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    270
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    4 1/2g,
    4 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    160mg
    160%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    44g
    44%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1g
    1%
      Sugars
    27g
    27%
    ),
    Protein
    1g
    1%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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