Apple tarte tatin
Waitrose and Partners

Apple tarte tatin

This french tart is cooked upside down and then flipped when served, revealing dark caramel and flavourful cox apples. 

  • Serves8
  • CourseDessert
  • Prepare25 mins
  • Cook1 hr
  • Total time1 hr 25 mins
  • Plusresting


  • 375g block all butter puff pastry
  • plain flour, for dusting
  • 1 vanilla pod, split and seeds scraped out
  • 75g golden caster sugar
  • 40g unsalted butter
  • 3 tbsp calvados, cider brandy or cold water
  • 8 cox apples (about 1.2kg), peeled, cored and quartered