Apple Tarte Tatin

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Carmelized apples are covered with puff pastry, baked upside-down, and dramatically inverted to serve. Try experimenting with other fruits like pears, quince, or peaches.

recipe updated Oct 20, 2018


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  • Salted butter icon
    Salted butter
  • Water icon
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
  • Puff pastry icon
    Puff pastry
    x 1


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  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Large cast iron skillet

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  1. Pre-heat
  2. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  3. Add sliced apple then set aside
  4. Get a clean small bowl
  5. Add cubed salted butter then set aside
  6. Get a clean small bowl
  7. Add water then set aside
  8. Get a clean large cast iron skillet
  9. Add granulated sugar
  10. Heat slowly on low heat until completely melted
  11. Transfer water to large cast iron skillet carefully
  12. Transfer fruit to large cast iron skillet
  13. Mix
  14. Cook for 5min until lightly browned
  15. Transfer butter to large cast iron skillet
  16. Add puff pastry
  17. Bake for 25min until golden brown
  18. Let cool for 5min
  19. Invert carefully
  20. Serve immediately
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