Caramel Apple Tart

By Chef: Diana Stobo
Posted: March 4, 2011


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This elegant dessert is more than just good looks and taste. Lucuma is a highly nutritious, exotic Peruvian fruit known as the “Gold of the Incas”.


  • 1 green apple, cored
  • 1 tablespoon lucuma powder
  • 1 tablespoon pure maple syrup
  • 3-5 raw pecan halves, grated


1) Thinly slice or dice the apple.
2) In a medium bowl, mix together lucuma powder and maple syrup until a creamy caramel sauce is made.
3) Add the sliced apple to the caramel sauce and toss to coat. Spoon apple mixture into a small dessert dish, or tart mold, and press down gently.
4) Grate pecans with a cheese grater directly over the apples for a crusted topping.
5) If using a tart mold to make free standing tarts, gently remove before serving.