Apple rose tarte tatin – mad about macarons – teatime in paris

The craze of Apple Rose tarts all started in Paris in 2013 with 3-Starred Michelin Chef of l’Arpege, Alain Passard. Nutrition facts for apple His fabulous Tarte au Bouquet de Roses© took the traditional apple tart to the highest new creative level, inspired by French Haute-Couture, art, and his apple-loving home town in Brittany. Nutrition facts granny smith apple Since then, pastry chefs worldwide have followed with their own incredible artistic takes, including Pierre Herme’s Venus Cake. Nutrition facts in apple I’m no chef, so I’ve been experimenting to find a much easier version to make at home.


Nutrition facts of an apple So let me introduce you to the Apple Rose Tarte Tatin. Nutrition facts of apple Apple Roses Without the Pastry

We’ve seen so many apple rose tarts and pies on Pinterest, YouTube etc. Nutrition facts on apples where the technique of wrapping the pastry around the apple slices is used to hold the rose in shape. Nutrition for apple Alain Passard’s roses are rolled from one large rectangular peeled apple “sheet” (I LOVE the look of this machine to do this!), packed one next to the other, and lightly baked in the oven. Nutrition in a apple Pierre Herme also uses this machine but instead makes little folds using raw apple dipped in lemon juice and water, which are placed into the pastry cream to hold them in.

Instead, I wanted to make a simple apple rose without the puff pastry that could also stand on its own without having to be pushed into a pastry cream to keep its shape. Nutrition in an apple Could I have a tasty decor that wasn’t difficult to make? Was it possible? Yes!

I experimented using a mixture of techniques, notably from pastry chef Christophe Michalak’s method of peeling and slicing Golden Delicious apples, brushing with butter and topping with brown sugar and baking in the oven – then rolling. Nutrition in green apple I liked this, but I felt it lacked the lovely romantic red apple rose look and so, to keep it simple, I wanted to avoid baking them.

Then I discovered Anne Reardon’s version of preparing red apple roses for a tart. Nutrition info for apple The roses were not baked and pushed into the tart’s pastry cream to hold their shape. Nutrition of an apple What I liked with her technique of soaking the roses was that they seemed a bit more “cooked” by melting the butter. Nutrition of apple So I reduced the butter and played. Nutritional value of an apple Apple Roses That Hold their Own

While my roses were sitting in the fridge to be used, I made some mascarpone cream from the Saint-Honore recipe in Teatime in Paris (replacing the violet with vanilla, of course!), just so that the rose could be held in shape – but the biggest surprise came when I realised the cream wasn’t needed for prop reasons! After I had rolled up and placed the apple roses in each cavity of a mini-muffin mould and placed them in the fridge until needed, the apples had set. Nutritional value of apple cider vinegar The great news is that they can hold their own – so, if you want a dollop of cream or creme fraiche, then it’s purely for taste but not essential. Nutritional value of apple juice Moreover, the apple roses last for 2-3 days in the fridge!

Inspired by Chef Christophe Felder (another Christophe amongst top French pastry chefs!), with a mini cocktail tarte tatin, I developed it by making larger individual dessert versions, adding gelatine to hold its shape and, by adding a simple red apple rose, created the Apple Rose Tarte Tatin.

The recipe may look long, but take heart: it’s so much easier than it sounds. Nutritional value of green apples I’m just taking you through it in plenty of detail! It’s also a recipe that’s all made in advance and easily assembled so it’s easy to surprise your loved ones!

• First make the mini tatins: peel and core the apples then cut them up into small cubes. Omega nutrition apple cider vinegar Place them in a oven-proof dish. One apple nutrition Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F/Mark 6)/180°C fan.

• In a small saucepan, heat the sugar and a few drops of water over high heat. Recipe apple fritters Stirring from time to time with a wooden spoon KEEP YOUR EYE ON IT (don’t cut the apples now – no cheating! That’s why we do this first). Recipe for apple fritters After about 8-10 minutes it will turn into a lovely golden caramel. Recipe for apple juice As soon as it does, lower the heat and stir in the butter. Recipe of apple juice Take off the heat and stir in the warm water until the caramel is smooth. Red apple nutrition Add the salt and stir again then pour over the apples.

• Cover with aluminium foil and bake for 30 minutes. Red apple nutrition facts After 25 minutes, Soak the gelatine in cold water for 10 minutes. Red delicious apple nutrition facts Remove the foil and stir the apples then bake for a further 5 minutes. Red or green apples Squeeze out the water and dissolve the gelatine to the apples.

• Set aside until cool, then spoon into silicone moulds. Red vs green apples (If you don’t have silicone, regular muffin moulds will do). Red wine vinegar vs apple cider vinegar health benefits The moulds can be muffin, briochette, domes, savarin … whatever takes your fancy! Then place them on a tray and freeze for 3 hours.

• To make the apple roses: Prepare the steeping mixture in a large bowl: squeeze in the orange juice (and water if need to make up to 150g), and add the sugar and butter.

• Wash the red apple, cut in 2 then spoon or cut out the middle core, taking off the stalk and bottom too. Small apple nutrition Using a mandolin, cut the apple into thin slices – WATCH your fingers! (If you don’t have a mandolin, use a sharp knife and cut them as thin as you can).

• Microwave the mixture for 2min 30 seconds. Small gala apple calories Filter out the froth on the butter using a sieve into another bowl. Small green apple calories Add the apple slices to the warm buttery juice and leave to soften them for 10-15 minutes. Unsweetened applesauce nutrition facts (No more, otherwise the butter will harden and it will become messy).

• Drain the slices of the butter and on a baking sheet topped with baking parchment or a silpat mat, arrange about 5-8 slices in a row. 1 apple nutrition If there’s excess butter, then pat them very lightly with kitchen paper. 1 apple nutrition facts Transfer to the fridge for 10 minutes to make it easier to handle them.

• Now taking the opposite end of each row (see diagram below left), tightly roll the apples into a rose shape. 1 green apple calories Transfer to muffin moulds and chill in the fridge to keep their shape.

• Prepare the pastry bases: Preheat the oven to 180°C/360°F/Mark 4/160°C fan. Apple carbs Using ready-rolled pastry (if not roll it out to about 5mm thick – think a pound coin), cut out circles using a cookie cutter or bottom of a glass, at least the same width as the widest part of your individual mould size. Apple carbs per serving Place on baking paper on a baking sheet, placing another sheet of baking paper on top then cover with another baking sheet (so that the pastry doesn’t puff up and rise in the oven).

• Bake for 15 minutes. Apple cider health benefits Dust with icing sugar and leave to cool on a wire tray.

• To assemble the Apple Rose Tarte Tatins: Take the tatins out of the freezer, peeling off the frozen apple mixture and place directly on to the pastry base (if using regular moulds, then cut around the edges with a sharp knife and tip up on to a plate or pastry scraper). Apple cider health benefits list Leave at room temperature for about an hour until defrosted. Apple cider juice health benefits When ready to serve, top each with a dollop of creme fraiche or whipped cream (although optional) and the apple rose. Apple cider nutrition facts Just to give a final sheen to the roses, brush with syrup.

• Brushing the final roses before serving with a touch of syrup helps eliminate any odd trace of butter that may be left on them after being in the fridge – and gives them a lovely sheen without having to make a glaze. Apple cider vinegar contents I’ve also discovered that the roses freeze well too!

Thanks, Thomasina. Apple cider vinegar health benefits liver Although the apple roses are not new, I wanted to make them without the pastry that’s most common and to decorate desserts, rather than have them as the main feature of the dessert. Apple cider vinegar health benefits mayo clinic Hope you try them and the tatins – I still have 2 tatins left in the freezer – they’re great to freeze as well as the roses! Reply

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