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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?

Time required
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.
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

% 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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Stewed apple (compote)Stewed apple (compote): You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Cochelin d'Evreux, Apple and pear tart, Apple charlotte with toasted brioche, Amiens macaroons, Little apple turnovers with almonds and raisins, ... All
AppleApple: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Apple Strudel, Apple Pie, Baked apples from St Aubin le Vertueux, Alsatian apple tart, Rice pudding with fruit and nuts, ... All

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