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Apple semelles (flat apple tarts)

Apple semelles (flat apple tarts)

The French semelle is a flat rectangular tart with a base of puff pastry. In this version, a layer of stewed apple is spread on the pastry, then topped with finely-sliced fruit.

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Last modified on: October 28th 2011

For 10 flats tarts, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
35 min.10 min.20 min.1 hour 5 min.
Preservation: A few hours in the fridge, protected by plastic film.
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Step by step recipe

1 Apple semelles (flat apple tarts) : Photo of step #1Preheat the oven to 220°C (430°F).

Roll out 200 g Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée) and cut into rectangles of about 8 x 15 cm (3.5 x 4 inches), then prick all over.
10 min.
2 Apple semelles (flat apple tarts) : Photo of step #2Spread an even layer of stewed apple on each piece of pastry, leaving a band around the edge bare. 5 min.
3 Apple semelles (flat apple tarts) : Photo of step #3Peel the apples, then slice and arrange on top of the stewed apple. 15 min.
4 Apple semelles (flat apple tarts) : Photo of step #4Bake for about 20 minutes. 20 min.
5 Apple semelles (flat apple tarts) : Photo of step #5When cooled, glaze the tops of the semelles using a brush (not essential, but more attractive). 10 min.
6 Apple semelles (flat apple tarts) : Photo of step #6Serve on their own, or with a little chantilly (whipped cream) or a scoop of vanilla ice cream. 5 min.

Remarks

Instead of apples, you can use pears, pineapple, or any other fruit of your choice.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
155311 gr231 gr65 gr
78 %4 %22 %10 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
1171 gr17 gr5 gr
6 %<1 %2 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 10 flats tarts : 2.44 €
Per flat tarts : 0.24 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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