Tarte Tatin

Preparation info
  • Makes

    one 12 inch

    • Difficulty


Appears in

By James Peterson

Published 2009

  • About

A Tarte Tatin is a French upside-down apple tart. Because it needs to cool thoroughly and then warm to room temperature for serving, it’s best started the day before. You’ll be buying a ludicrous number of apples, but keep in mind that they shrink a lot as they cook. Golden Delicious apples are used because, despite what one would think, they hold their shape better than, say, Granny Smiths. If you’re lucky enough to find Macintosh, Northern Spy, Cortlands, or a tart heirloom variety