Tarte Normande

A recipe from cooking-ez.com
19K4.4 December 30th 2019
Tarte Normande
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For 1 tart, you will need:


PreparationCookingStart to finish
42 min.48 min.1 hour 30 min.

Step by step recipe

1Peel 4 apples and cut into sticks.

You can quarter them and cut into smaller pieces if you prefer.
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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.
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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.Tarte Normande : etape 25
4Pour in 4 tablespoons Calvados (apple liqueur) and mix well.Tarte Normande : etape 25
5Drain the apples, spread on a baking sheet and leave to cool.Tarte Normande : etape 25
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.
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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).
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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).Tarte Normande : etape 25
9Bake the pastry case blind for about 15 minutes.Tarte Normande : etape 25
10Take it out of the oven and fill with the apple sticks.Tarte Normande : etape 25
11Pour the filling over.Tarte Normande : etape 25
12Remove the tart ring if you are using one, then return the tart to the oven for about 20 minutes.Tarte Normande : etape 25
13When the tart has cooled, finish with a dusting of icing sugar.Tarte Normande : etape 25


For an extra flavour boost, lightly caramelize the apples at stage 3 and flambé the Calvados at rstep=4.
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October 22th 2021.