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Tarte Normande

Tarte Normande

This tart showcases ingredients from Normandy: the sweet pastry case is baked blind, then filled with apple sticks sautéed in Calvados, and a cream-egg mixture.

The tart is then baked and dusted with icing sugar when cold.

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Last modified on: November 25th 2018

For 1 tart, you will need:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
42 min.48 min.1 hour 30 min.
Preservation: 1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
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Step by step recipe

1 Tarte Normande : Photo of step #1Peel 4 apples and cut into sticks.

You can quarter them and cut into smaller pieces if you prefer.
15 min.
2 Tarte Normande : Photo of step #2Melt 50 g butter in a large frying pan on high heat. When melted, add 50 g caster sugar.

Mix and leave the sugar to melt.
5 min.
3 Tarte Normande : Photo of step #3Add the apples, mix well to coat them in the butter-sugar mixture, then leave to cook just until they are still slightly firm, rather than soft. 8 min.
4 Tarte Normande : Photo of step #4Pour in 4 tablespoons Calvados (apple liqueur) and mix well. 2 min.
5 Tarte Normande : Photo of step #5Drain the apples, spread on a baking sheet and leave to cool. 3 min.
6 Tarte Normande : Photo of step #6Roll out 250 g Sweet pastry and line a 7 inch (18 cm) tart tin or ring.

Leave the pastry overhanging the edge and put to wait in the fridge for 15 minutes.
10 min.
7 Tarte Normande : Photo of step #7Meanwhile, prepare the tarte normande filling by whisking together 2 eggs, 10 g Vanilla sugar, 30 g caster sugar, 200 ml liquid cream, and 2 tablespoons Calvados (apple liqueur) in a bowl.

Preheat the oven to 360°F (180°C).
5 min.
8 Tarte Normande : Photo of step #8Take the pastry case out of the fridge and trim off the excess (we only do this once the pastry is fully cold so it will shrink less later). 3 min.
9 Tarte Normande : Photo of step #9Bake the pastry case blind for about 15 minutes. 15 min.
10 Tarte Normande : Photo of step #10Take it out of the oven and fill with the apple sticks. 2 min.
11 Tarte Normande : Photo of step #11Pour the filling over. 2 min.
12 Tarte Normande : Photo of step #12Remove the tart ring if you are using one, then return the tart to the oven for about 20 minutes. 20 min.
13 Tarte Normande : Photo of step #13When the tart has cooled, finish with a dusting of icing sugar.

Remarks

For an extra flavour boost, lightly caramelize the apples at step 3 and flambé the Calvados at step 4.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
326737 gr322 gr179 gr
163 %14 %30 %27 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
2142 gr21 gr12 gr
11 %1 %2 %2 %
% 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 1 tart : 5.28 €

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Source: Based on a recipe by Alain Ducasse.
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