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Essential Recipe for French Caramelized Apple Pie

Preparation time: approximately 20 minutes Cooking time: 30 minutes

Ingredients for an Apple and Caramel Tart for 4 people

Here are the ingredients you will need:

  • 1 prepared puff or shortcrust pastry
  • 4 to 5 good apples
  • 150g of sugar
  • 30g butter
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder (optional)

Preparing the apple and caramel tart

Follow the following steps to make this delicious pie:

  • Preheat your oven to 180°C.
  • Peel your apples, remove the core and cut them into thin slices.
  • In a pan, melt the sugar until you obtain an amber caramel.
  • Add the butter in pieces and stir until you obtain a homogeneous mixture.
  • Spread the apples on your dough and pour the caramel on top.
  • Bake for around 30 minutes.
  • Dietary recipe

    Each serving of this delicious pie is approximately 400 calories. It is a gourmet dessert that should be consumed in moderation. For a more dietary version, you can replace the sugar with agave syrup or honey. In the same way, you can use light shortbread dough.

    Autumn delight: French caramelized apple pie© Fruitbearer

    Tips and variations

    Want to change up your apple and caramel pie a little? Add crushed walnuts for a crunchy side or opt for applesauce instead of slices for a sweeter version. And why not a hint of rum in your caramel for a more adult tart?

    Let your imagination be free ! The biggest secret to a successful apple pie is obviously to use quality apples. Choose firm and tangy varieties for the best results.

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    My little thing chef for a perfect tart: I always add a pinch of salt to my caramel, this balances the sweetness and brings a touch of sophistication to the recipe. Good tasting !

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