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:

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
35 min.10 min.20 min.1 hour 5 min.
Keeping: 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.
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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
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,557 Kcal or 6,519 Kj11 gr231 gr65 gr
78 %4 %22 %10 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
117 Kcal or 490 Kj1 gr17 gr5 gr
6 %<1 %2 %1 %
Per flat tarts
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
156 Kcal or 653 Kj1 gr23 gr6 gr
8 %<1 %2 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (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: Strawberry feuilleté, Epiphany galette, Saint Honoré cake, Crusty pistachio, almond and apricot flan, Mini palmiers, ... All
Stewed apple (compote)Stewed apple (compote): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Apple charlotte with toasted brioche, Apple amandine tarts from Brélès, Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins, Amiens macaroons, Cochelin d'Evreux, ... All
AppleApple: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Apple and almond gratin, Apple and Blackcurrant Brioche Pies, Quince and apple compote, Brioche Tatin, Bonnevaux apple tart, ... All

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