Ultimate apple tart

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Preparation info

  • Difficulty

    Easy

  • Serves

    4

Appears in

One Knife, One Pot, One Dish

One Knife, One Pot, One Dish

By Stéphane Reynaud

Published 2017

  • About
180°C oven

Ingredients

  • 6 pink lady apples
  • 1 large disk puff pastry
  • 50 g + 50 g sugar
  • 60 g medium semolina
  • 80 g butter

1 baking tray

1 chopping board

1 apple corer

Method

Preheat the oven to 180°C.

Peel the apples, remove the core with an apple corer and slice them into thin rounds.

Lay out the puff pastry on a baking tray, keeping the baking paper backing. Lift the pastry up and sprinkle half of the sugar underneath. Sprinkle the semolina on top of the pastry, then arrange the apple slices on top in a rosette pattern.

Dot the top with small knobs of butter and sprinkle with the rest of the sugar. Cook in the oven for 45 minutes. The apples should be golden brown and the pastry crisp.

Let it cool before serving: the caramel that forms on the underside of the pastry needs to set to unstick from the paper.