THE DAIRY KITCHEN Apple Tarte Tartin
By THE DAIRY KITCHEN
Preparation 20 MINS
Cooking 25 MINS
Nothing beats this traditional French dessert with caramelised apples with a crispy flaky pastry.
Ingredients2 cups plain flour
125g chilled unsalted butter, cubed
1/4 cup caster sugar
2 teaspoons water
4-5 apples or pears, peeled, cored and sliced
2/3 cup caster sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, extra
50g unsalted butter, cubed, extra
For picnics, transport this tart in the flan dish and turn out just before serving.
- Blend flour, butter, egg, caster sugar and water in a food processor until pastry comes together. Form into a ball, flatten, wrap and refrigerate 15 minutes. Roll out between two sheets of baking paper to 5mm thickness.
- Arrange apple slices in a buttered 25cm round flan dish.
- Heat water, sugar and lemon juice, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Bring to the boil without stirring until a golden caramel. Stir in extra butter and pour evenly over apples.
- Cover with pastry and trim edges. Bake at 200°C for 20-25 minutes until golden. Cool before turning out upside down onto a dish and serve with cream.