I was planning to shout raincheck today because I did two recipes last Friday. But then I had some time on my hands today and I felt like trying out another recipe. I didn’t have time to go shopping, though, so I had to find a recipe that included ingredients I already had. And this lead me to a recipe that I had been meaning to try for a while but never gotten round to. Tarte tatin. I found the recipe in a book by – sorry to bring them up AGAIN – Betty Bossi.
Allegedly, the invention of the tarte tatin was down to an accident. The recipe is very easy. Put 150g sugar on a baking tray lined with baking paper. Put in the oven at 220°C until the sugar is melted and has turned into caramel. Take out of the oven and put 25g of butter (cut into little pieces) on to the caramelized sugar. Put apple wedges on top of the butter/caramel. I added some chestnuts as a wintry twist. Bake in the oven at 220°C for approx. 10-15 minutes. Take out and cover with puff pastry and off again into the oven for approx. another 20 minutes.
What you should end up is this:
And if you flip it over like this:
Let it cool for a couple of minutes and then tuck in. It is best when it is still warm. The recipe suggest you serve it with cinammon whipped cream. I like it best plain or with vanilla ice cream.