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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

Stage 1
10 min.
Apple semelles (flat apple tarts) : Photo of step #1 Preheat 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.
Stage 2
5 min.
Apple semelles (flat apple tarts) : Photo of step #2 Spread an even layer of stewed apple on each piece of pastry, leaving a band around the edge bare.
Stage 3
15 min.
Apple semelles (flat apple tarts) : Photo of step #3 Peel the apples, then slice and arrange on top of the stewed apple.
Stage 4
20 min.
Apple semelles (flat apple tarts) : Photo of step #4 Bake for about 20 minutes.
Stage 5
10 min.
Apple semelles (flat apple tarts) : Photo of step #5 When cooled, glaze the tops of the semelles using a brush (not essential, but more attractive).
Stage 6
5 min.
Apple semelles (flat apple tarts) : Photo of step #6 Serve on their own, or with a little chantilly (whipped cream) or a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Remarks

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

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
290319 gr547 gr71 gr
145 %7 %52 %11 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
2181 gr41 gr5 gr
11 %1 %4 %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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Source: Home made
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This recipe use (among others)
Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée)Puff or flaky pastry (pâte feuilletée): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Express apple tart, Apple and pear tart, Vegetable rosette tart, Pecan fruit rolls , Small foie gras pasties, ... All
Stewed apple (compote)Stewed apple (compote): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Apple and pear tart, Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins, Apple amandine tarts from Brélès, Amiens macaroons, Express apple tart, ... All
AppleApple: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Quince and apple compote, Baked apples from St Aubin le Vertueux, Norman flambéed apples, Rolled chestnut and apple brioche, Tatin apples with mascarpone cream, ... All

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