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French-style apple tart (Tarte Tatin)

  • Vegetarian Diet

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French-style apple tart (Tarte Tatin)

Method

For the tart crust

  • In a bowl add the flour, the icing sugar, the salt, and the ice-cold butter cut into cubes.  
  • Wear gloves and rub the mixture well with your hands until the flour is yellow, like wet sand.
  • Add the egg, the ice-cold water, and mix until the mixture is homogenized and there is an elastic dough. 
  • Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate it for 1 hour to rest.

For the apples

  • Preheat the oven to 180oC (350o F) set to fan.
  • Heat a small frying pan over medium heat and add the sugar in 5 batches.
  • Wait for the first batch of sugar to melt and turn slightly golden before adding the next batch.
  • Add the 190 g butter, the lemon juice, and whisk until the ingredients are homogenized.
  • Remove the pan from the heat and pour the caramel into a 25 cm round baking pan.
  • Carefully spread the caramel to cover the whole surface of the pan.
  • Peel the apples and remove the seeds.
  • Cut the apples into 4 and add them into a bowl along with the cinnamon.
  • Put the apples into the baking pan, arranging them evenly on top of the caramel.
  • Cut the remaining 40 g butter into cubes and scatter them on top of the apples.
  • Cover the baking pan with aluminum foil and bake in the oven for 20 minutes.
  • Remove the aluminum foil and bake for 20 more minutes.
  • Remove the baking pan from the oven and set it aside to cool for 20 minutes.

For the tart

  • Dust your working surface with flour and use a rolling pin to roll out the tart dough into a 27 cm circle.
  • Spread the dough on top of the apples and fold the overhanging dough inwards.
  • Use a knife to prick the dough on several spots and bake in the oven for 35 minutes until golden.
  • Remove the baking pan from the oven and set it aside for 4 hours to let the tart cool.
  • Flip over the baking pan onto a serving platter and turn the tart out of the pan. 
  • Serve, optionally, with vanilla ice-cream and mint leaves.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per portion

727
Calories (kcal)
36 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

44.0
Total Fat (g)
63 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

27.0
Saturated Fat (g)
135 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

77.0
Total Carbs (g)
30 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

48.0
Sugars (g)
53 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

5.5
Protein (g)
11 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

2.6
Fibre (g)
10 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.11
Sodium (g)
2 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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