Apple Tarte Tatin with Honeyed Mascarpone Cream

Apple Tarte Tatin -- an upside down caramelized apple tart -- a brilliant dessert that's easy to execute and that requires very few ingredients.
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Apple Tarte Tatin with Honeyed Mascarpone Cream for 4
Why is Apple Tarte Tatin one of Chef Pierre Gignac's favorite desserts? "Tarte Tatin, an upside down caramelized apple tart, is a brilliant dessert that's easy to execute and requires very few ingredients."
apple tarte tatin
Apple Tarte Tatin with Honeyed Mascarpone Cream for 4
Why is Apple Tarte Tatin one of Chef Pierre Gignac's favorite desserts? "Tarte Tatin, an upside down caramelized apple tart, is a brilliant dessert that's easy to execute and requires very few ingredients."
Servings
4
Servings
4
Instructions
  1. In a 4 inch skillet or Teflon pan, pour 1/3 cup sugar and cook on low heat until lightly golden in color, remove from heat.
  2. Immediately add 2 tbsp of butter and gently place sliced apples into an overlapping wreath.
  3. Place one puff pastry ring on top and tuck the sides in around the edges with a small spoon.
  4. Place the pan onto a sheet pan and bake in a 350° oven for about 25 minutes or until the dough is a nice golden brown.
  5. Repeat process for other three tarts.
  6. While tarts are baking, whisk cream in a mixing bowl until it forms a soft peak, add mascarpone and honey and whisk until firm.
  7. Remove tarts from oven and let cool at room temperature for 5 minutes.
  8. Invert tart pan carefully over plate and serve a dollop of cream with it.

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