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Caramel-Apple-Ginger Crostata

Caramel-Apple-Ginger Crostata
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 1 hr 25 min
  • Ingredients 9
  • Servings 6
Enjoy this delicious apple and ginger crostata made using Pillsbury™ refrigerated pie crust – a perfect Italian-style dessert drizzled with caramel topping.
Updated December 8, 2010

Ingredients

  • 1 crust from 1 box (14.1 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Pie Crusts (2 Count), softened as directed on box
  • 6 cups thinly sliced peeled apples (about 5 medium)
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped crystallized ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine, cut into small pieces
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup caramel topping

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 450°F. Line 15x10x1-inch pan with cooking parchment paper. Unroll pie crust in pan.
  • 2
    In large bowl, toss apples, brown sugar, flour, ginger and cinnamon. Spoon apple mixture onto center of crust, leaving 2-inch border (apples will be piled about 4 inches high). Sprinkle butter over apples. Fold edge of crust over, pleating to fit. Brush crust edge with water; sprinkle with granulated sugar.
  • 3
    Loosely cover top and sides with foil; bake 20 minutes. Remove foil; bake 9 to 13 minutes longer or until crust is golden brown and apples are tender. Immediately run spatula or pancake turner under crust to loosen. Cool 30 minutes before serving. Cut into wedges; drizzle with caramel topping.

  • Shop for crystallized ginger in the spice section of the supermarket.
  • Choose a crisp baking apple such as Haralson, Honeycrisp or Braeburn.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
380
Calories from Fat
90
Total Fat
10g
16%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
23%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
260mg
11%
Potassium
140mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
70g
23%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
40g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 3 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 Choice
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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