Saturday, October 18, 2014

Tarte Tatin with caramelized apples - recipe (including photos)

Ingredients for the pastry:
  • 250 grams of flour
  • 150 grams of butter
  • 50 grams of sugar
  • 40-50 milliliters of water
  • 1 egg
 Ingredients for the filling:
  • 1 kg of apples
  • 100 grams of butter
  • 100 milliliters of water
  • 50 grams of sugar
  • 200 grams of sugar for the caramel

Preparing the pastry

Mix the flour with the sugar and the butter.

Add the water and the egg and continue mixing until you obtain a non sticky dough. If needed, add more flour.

Let the dough rest in the fridge for 20 minutes.

Preheat the oven at 180 degrees Celsius!

Preparing the filling

Meanwhile in a pan add 50 grams of sugar, the water and the butter and let it simmer until the sugar and the butter are melted.

Clean and cut the apples.

Add the cleaned, chopped apples in the butter/water mix and let it simmer for 5 minutes mixing from time to time.

Separately start caramelizing the remaining 200 grams of sugar and pour it on the bottom of an oven pan while it's still liquid.

 Above the caramel add the apples.

Spread the dough and add it over the apples.

Put the tart in the oven for 30 minutes.

Let it rest for a few minutes before turning the tarte upside down.


The original recipe can be found here



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