Apricot Mascarpone Tarts with Caramel Sauce Apricot Mascarpone Tarts with Caramel Sauce

Serves: 6
Prep time: 15 minutes, plus about 45 minutes for the pastry and caramel
Grilling time: 6 to 8 minutes
Special equipment: pastry brush

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