Christmas season is here! This Holiday recipe will be a favorite for years to come! We have a Traditional French dessert to ignite your taste buds.
Merry Christmas this Holiday recipe will be a favorite for years to come! Apple Tarte Tatin is a traditional French pastry dish, that was created accident but ended up being a well loved dessert!
Nutritionist Frances Largeman-Roth explains how to make the traditional French dessert Apple Tarte Tatin. While the name may sound fancy, this is an easy-to-make recipe that is both sweet and satisfying after a hearty Christmas Dinner.
First you need to coat your pan with butter. Then take one sheet of puff pastry and roll out to the size of your pan. Place back into fridge so it doesn't melt.
Next, place brown sugar in pan, the brown sugar will melt and caramelize once placed in the oven. Take thinly sliced apple slices and place around the pan creating two layers. Turn the pan on and let sit for 20 minutes on the stove.
Once cooked for 20 minutes place in oven for another 20 minutes. Once apples are fully cooked take out of oven. Now all you have to do is take the crust and place on the tart. Put the pan back in the oven and cook for another 20 minutes.
Remove from oven and let cool. Once cool flip your pan over onto a plate. Inverting the tart can be tricky so be careful to make sure it comes out in one piece.
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Sprinkle with powdered sugar and enjoy!
- 2 pounds apples (Cortland, Gala, or Fuji)
- 1 sheet puff pastry
- 2 teaspoons butter
- ¼ cup brown sugar
Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Peel, core, and slice 2 pounds apples; set aside. Place 1 sheet puff pastry on a piece of wax paper, and roll into a circle the size of your pan; chill in fridge. Put cast-iron or other ovenproof pan on stove. Coat bottom and sides of pan with just enough butter to leave a film. Add ¼ cup brown sugar. Add apple slices in a concentric circle, starting with outside of pan; make 2 layers of apples. Turn heat to medium-high, and cook for 20 minutes. Transfer to oven, and cook 20 minutes more. Remove and place puff pastry over apples. Bake 30 minutes more or until golden. Remove from oven; cool for 15‚Äì20 minutes. Invert pan onto platter, and serve. Serves 8
Nutrition Information Based on a Single Serving
*Percent Daily Value are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Frances Largeman-Roth is a nutritionist and cookbook author in New York City.
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I'm gonna make a tartaten today, which is
a traditional French dessert.
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It sounds fancy, but it's actually really,
really easy to make.
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So let's get started.
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First we're gonna coat our pan.
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You just need something that you can use
on the stove top, and also in the oven.
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So we're just going to do a really, really
light coat, and
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again, my pan's not even on yet, of butter
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that when we flip our tart over, it
releases out of the pan very, very easily.
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Then I have one sheet of puffed pastry,
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you're gonna to roll that out to the size
of your pan.
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And you wanna roll between two sheets of
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It does not have to be perfectly round.
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This is actually gonna go back into the
fridge while you start to make your tart.
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And so you can actually kind of shape it a
little bit once you put the dough on top.
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I think that'll do it.
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And into the fridge so it doesn't melt on
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Okay, now we're ready to put the brown
sugar in the pan.
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We're only using a quarter cup of brown
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whereas most pies can have between three
quarters and a cup.
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And what this is, this is going to do is
it's going to just melt and caramelize.
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Okay, so this is the fun part for me.
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I like this because you get to be a little
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Your apples should be sliced thinly and
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it, you know, you don't have to use a
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You can just cut them by hand.
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We go around the pan once, and then we do
another layer on top.
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You can also do this with pears.
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It's really wonderful with pears too.
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Our two layers of apples are in and I'm
gonna turn the pan on.
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[SOUND] Okay, this is gonna cook for
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20 minutes, you don't need to touch it,
you don't need to do a thing.
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Come back in 20 minutes and we're gonna
put it in the oven.
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Okay, so our apples have been cooking on
the stove for 20 minutes.
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And the the brown sugar has caramelized
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you'll be able to see that your apples are
starting to became a little bit soft.
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Now, they're gonna go in the oven for 20
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[NOISE] Our apples have baked for 20
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Now I'm gonna get the crust, put it on
top, and it's gonna go back in the oven.
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This is really why you need to keep it in
the fridge, so
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that when you peel it off, it actually
comes off in one piece.
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Okay, so, be careful cuz your pan is very
hot, and just lay it in nicely.
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You can kind of tuck it, tuck in those
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[SOUND] Our tartaten is done.
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It's out of the oven and we've let it cool
for 20 minutes.
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Now we're going to invert it and you need
to have a plate or
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a platter that is at least as big as the
circumference of the pan.
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So here we go.
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[NOISE] Okay, and
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we got it out in once piece.
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Our apple has completely caramelized.
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Our puffed pastry is crispy.
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I wanna just give a little sprinkle of
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powdered sugar to make it look a little
bit more festive.
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Let's try it.
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You got the flaky crust.
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The wonderful kind of chewy caramelized
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It's sweet but not too sweet, which makes
me very happy.
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I'm Frances Largeman-Roth and from all of
us here at HealthiNation,
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we wish you the most wonderful holiday
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