How to make Pear Tarte Tatin

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Pears (नाश्पाति), Butter (मक्खन )

Cuisine : French

Course : Desserts

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Pear Tarte Tatin

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French cuisine consists of cooking traditions and practices from France. At one time French cuisine was heavily influenced by Italian cuisine.  It was in the 17th century that some chefs led a movement that developed France’s own indigenous style by shifting it away from its foreign influences. Cheese and wine are a major part of the cuisine, playing different roles regionally and nationally, with many variations.
French cuisine was codified in the 20th century as the modern haute cuisine. Knowledge of French cooking has contributed significantly to Western cuisines and its criteria are used widely in Western cookery school boards and culinary education. 
French regional cuisine is characterized by its extreme diversity and style. Traditionally, each region of France has its own distinctive cuisine.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Pear Tarte Tatin Recipe

  • Pears peeled and cut into quarters 4-5

  • Butter 1/3 cup

  • Brown sugar 1/2 cup

  • Fresh cream 3 tablespoons

  • Walnuts toasted 1/4 cup

  • Icing sugar for dusting

  • For Short crust pastry

  • Refined flour 2 cups + for dusting

  • Butter chilled 1 cup

  • Sugar 1/2 cup

  • Egg 1

Method

Step 1

Preheat oven at 200ºC.

Step 2

Heat butter in a non-stick pan. Add brown sugar and cream, mix well and let the sugar melt. Add pears, mix and cook till the pears turn soft.

Step 3

To make short crust pastry, combine refined flour and butter in a bowl. Mix well till the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

Step 4

Add sugar and mix well.

Step 5

Separate egg yolk from white and add the yolk to the flour mixture and mix well. Add ¼ cup chilled water and knead into a smooth dough. Refrigerate the dough for half an hour.

Step 6

Divide the short crust pastry into large portions.

Step 7

Place a large sheet of greaseproof sheet on the worktop. Dust with refined flour, place a portion of short crust pastry on it and place one more sheet on top. Roll out into a large disc. Make remaining discs similarly.

Step 8

Place cooked pears into a baking dish. Top with walnuts and cover with the rolled out short crust pastry disc. Press the edges and prick the top with knife.

Step 9

Put the baking dish in the preheated oven and bake for 25 minutes.

Step 10

Invert the baking dish onto a plate and demould. Dust with icing sugar and serve immediately.

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