How to Make... Tarte Tatin

The School of Culinary and Finishing Arts gives us the inside track on this French classic
Tuesday , 30 April 2013
How to Make... Tarte Tatin
Make the perfect tarte tatin


1kg green apples
100g butter
200g sugar
20ml water
300g puff pastry


Step One
Make a light caramel with the sugar and water. Allow to cool and then add the butter. Line moulds or ramekins with the caramel. Or simply make the tart in the same pan as the caramel.

Step Two
Peel the apples and cut into wedges.

Step Three
Place on top of the caramel and bake for 15 minutes at 180C.

Step Four
Remove from the oven and cover with puff pastry, folding in the edges.

Step Five
Bake in the oven until the pastry is golden and fluffy. Unmould onto a plate and serve with ice cream, double cream or crème fraiche.

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