For 1 pieces, you will need:
How long does it take? Time required
Preparation Cooking Start to finish 1 hour 55 min. 1 hour 55 min. Keeping:
Several days in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.
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Stage 1 - 15 min.
Stage 2 - 5 min.
Remove cores, no matter if the apples break during this operation.
Stage 3 - 5 min.
Cut each half apple in half again.
Stage 4 - 30 min.
Melt 30 g
in a large pan or frying pan. Then sprinkle with 50 g
and put apples on top. Allow to caramelise on low heat.
Stage 5 - 3 min.
Meanwhile, spread out the first circle of puff patry (this will be the pie base), prick it with a fork or a
. Put back in the fridge.
Stage 6 - 3 min.
Spead out the second puff pastry circle (pie lid) and make a small hole in the centre to allow steam to escape during cooking (the "chimney").
Put back in the fridge.
Apples will be caramelized after about 30 minutes.
Stage 8 - 10 min.
Take out the pie base, place on work surface and spread the apples over, caramel side upwards and packed well towards the centre, to within about 1 cm - ½ inch of edge.
Stage 9 - 3 min.
, moisten edge of pastry with cold water.
Stage 10 - 5 min.
Place the second pastry circle on top.
Stage 11 - 5 min.
Press all around the edge to seal.
Stage 12 - 3 min.
If necessary cut round...
...and trim off any excess.
Stage 14 - 3 min.
Stage 15 - 25 min.
Leave in the fridge while oven preheats to 210°C or 410°F.
Put in the oven for about 25 minutes.
Watch the coloration: as soon as it looks like the photo, it's done.
Serve warm if possible.
You might find it easier to glaze with beaten egg-yolk just after cutting the "chimney".
If you prefer the classic version, with frangipane or almond cream, check out this other recipe:
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). How much will it cost? Note : These prices are only approximate
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Caster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Finger biscuits, Stewed plums, Kouign-amann, Coconut rocks, Quick bramble jelly, ... All Butter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pear, grapefruit and pistachio tart, Scallops with fondue of leeks, Mushrooms on toast, French style, Strawberry and rhubarb crumble, Eggs Benedict , ... All Beaten egg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Brioche feuilletée (flaky brioche), Brioche galette, Apple Strudel, Paté en croute (terrine in a pie crust), Cochelin d'Evreux, ... All Apple: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Tatin apples with mascarpone cream, Rolled chestnut and apple brioche, Apple charlotte with toasted brioche, Apple Strudel, Tart Tatin, ... All News list of cooking-ez.com
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