Classic Apple Tarte Tatin Recipe

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Classic apple tarte Tatin is one of the most famous French desserts, not only for its delicious taste but also because it’s so easy to make. The base of this classic French sauce is caramelizing sugar in the pan, then adding apple slices, and finally putting a piece of pie dough on top.

Below is the step by step guide:

Here Is The Step By Step Process of Apple Tarte Tatin Recipe


  • 340g all-purpose flour
  • 150 g cold butter
  • 90 g powdered sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 apples
  • 100 ml heavy cream
  • 40 g sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch of cinnamon


STEP 1: Add 340g of all-purpose, 90g of powdered sugar, 150g of butter, and 2 eggs, let’s beat them properly with a mixer.

STEP 2: Take a pie pan and spread the dough, make sure to spread it properly like edges should not be out of the pan.

STEP 3: Put the baking paper on the dough and spread some salt and leave it in the oven at 350 F for about 10 – 12 minutes.

STEP 4: Cut the two apples into small thin layers, and spread them on the baked dough.

STEP 5: Let’s take another bowl and pour 1 cup of heavy cream, 40g of sugar, 2 egg yolk, 1 tsp of vanilla extract, ½ tsp of cinnamon. Beat them properly.

STEP 6: Pour the whole mixture on the apples, pinch some salt for taste, and make sure to spread it properly.

STEP 7: Bake it for 30 minutes on 360F.

STEP 8: Let’s leave the classic apple tart tatin for a few minutes until it becomes at room temperature.

STEP 9: Brush it with apricot jam to enhance the flavors.

STEP 10: let’s make pieces for serving. You can serve it with a scope of ice cream as well.

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