This easy-to-make tarte Tatin recipe has only 6 ingredients and comes together in under 1 hour for an unbelievably delicious dessert. You will love the simplicity and flavors in this class tart recipe.
Tarte Tatin is a famous French upside-down apple tart. It’s made by covering the bottom of a skillet or cake pan with butter and sugar until it caramelizes, and then apples are layered on top. It is then covered in a simple dough like a pie crust called shortcrust pastry dough and then baked until finished.
The tart is said to be created by two French sisters who live in the Loire Valley and made a living serving this tart. The classic name for this dish is tarte des demoiselles Tatin, which translates as the tarte of two unmarried women named Tatin. Fun story.
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Ingredients for this recipe:
For the Short Crust Pastry Dough
• 2 cups all-purpose flour
• ½ teaspoon sea salt
• 1 tablespoon castor sugar
• 6 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut up
• 1 large egg
• Cold water
For the Filling
• ½ cup castor sugar
• ¾ cold stick unsalted butter, cut up.
• 4 large peeled, cored and quartered Braeburn apples