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Bavarian Apple Tart

Bavarian Apple Tart

Bavarian apple tart that has moist, sweet apples nestled in a cream cheese layer atop a sweet crust.

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45 min
Prep Time
02 hrs 15 min
Total Time



1 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1/3 cup sugar

1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract


1/2 cup sugar

2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened

2 large Land O Lakes® Eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

4 medium (4 cups) tart cooking apples, peeled, sliced 1/4 inch

1/3 cup sugar

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Dash ground cardamom

1/4 cup sliced almonds

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 375°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine all crust ingredients in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until dough leaves sides of bowl and forms a ball. Press onto bottom of 10-inch springform pan. Bake 10 minutes.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine 1/2 cup sugar, cream cheese, eggs and 1 teaspoon vanilla in same bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until smooth. Spread mixture over crust.

  4. STEP 4

    Place apples in another bowl. Sprinkle with 1/3 cup sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and cardamom; toss to coat. Arrange apples in concentric circles over filling, pressing narrow end of apple slices into cream cheese mixture.

  5. STEP 5

    Bake 45 minutes. Sprinkle with almonds; continue baking 15-20 minutes or until center is almost set. Cool completely.

  6. STEP 6

    Remove rim from springform pan. Store refrigerated.

Tip #1

Love baking with apples? Try our highest rated Blue Ribbon Apple Pie! You can't go wrong with this classic.

Nutrition (1 serving)

360 Calories
23 Fat (g)
110 Cholesterol (mg)
200 Sodium (mg)
34 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
6 Protein (g)
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