Apple Tarte Tatin (Upside Down Apple Tart)

Apple Tarte Tatin (Upside Down Apple Tart)
  • 6 servings
  • 0:20 Preparation
  • 0:30 Cooking
  • 1:00 Total Time

Ingredients

Add all
  • 3 lb
    (1 1/2 kg)

    cortland or granny smith apples (about 6)

  • juice of 1 lemon

  • 3 Tbsp.
    (45 mL)

    sugar

  • 1 cup
    (250 mL)

    water

  • caramels

  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)

    butter

  • 1 1/2 cup
    (375 mL)

    sugar

  • juice of 1/2 lemon

  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)

    sugar

  • 13 oz
    (400 g)

    commercial puff pastry or shortbread or short crust pastry

Preparation

Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).

Peel and halve apples.

In a bowl, mix apples with lemon juice, sugar and water.

Caramel:

In a large oven-proof skillet, melt butter, then add sugar and lemon juice.

Caramelize, shaking the skillet occasionally.

Filling:

Drain the apples and tightly overlap them in the skillet, with the rounded side resting in the caramel.

Sprinkle with a little sugar and cover with crust.

Bake about 30 minutes.

Let the baked tarte cool about 10 minutes before turning it out onto a large plate.

Source: Metro