Spiced Apple Cups

By PotsandPans Culinary Team
A rich seasonal pastry made with crisp fall apples, toasted almonds, and mascarpone cheese.
  • Course: Dessert


  • almonds
  • Butter
  • Cinnamon
  • Crisp fall seasonal apples
  • lemon
  • Maple Syrup
  • Mascarpone cheese
  • Salt
  • Tart shells


  1. Apple Filling:
  2. Heat an open skillet over medium-high heat. When the pan is hot, add 2 tbsp of butter.
  3. Add the apples and sauté until the liquid is released and they are golden brown, about 5-8 minutes. Season with salt and cinnamon. Add zest and juice from lemon. Reduce heat to medium-low.
  4. Add 2 tbsp grade B maple syrup, toss in with cooked apples to glaze.
  5. DuFour Pastry Cups:
  6. Sweetened Mascarpone:
  7. Put mascarpone in a re-sealable zipper storage bag and cut corner for piping.
  8. Fill tart shells half way with mascarpone mixture.
  9. Spoon the cooked spiced apple mixture into cups and top with slivered almonds.