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Tarte Tatin

From the kitchen of Karin.

Exclusive french pear tarte!

Easy, tasty and très chic!


  • 200g white sugar
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • approx. 3 pears
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 100g butter
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 eggs
  • abraded peel of ½ lemon
  • 100g flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder


Heat 100g sugar and water in a wide pan without stirring. Reduce heat and let it simmer gently until you have a light brown caramel. Let it cool off a bit and then pour it into a low pie form. Peel the pears, remove the core and slice them into pieces. Lay the pieces in a circular form on the caramel.

Mix butter until soft. Add 100g sugar, salt, eggs and lemon peel and mix until you have a light smooth cream. Mix flour and baking powder and add to the cream.

Cover the pear slices with the dough. Smooth as much as possible.

Pre-heat the oven to 180 degrees celsius and bake the tarte for about 30mins. place the tarte near the bottom of the oven.

Take the tarte out and let it cool for about 10mins. Then ease the edge carefully and topple it onto a plate.

Serve hot or warm with (whipped) cream!
Bon appétit!

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