Tart Tartin

Tart Tartin


  • 1 1/4 cups butter (divided)
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup fresh breadcrumbs
  • 6 cooking apples (tart, peeled and cored)
  • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon triple sec
  • 9 inches single crust pie


  1. 1Stir together 1 cup butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and bread crumbs until well combined. Pat mixture on bottom and up sides of a 10-inch pie plate.
  2. 2Slice apples with food processor on thin setting.
  3. 3Place apples in a large bowl. Sprinkle lemon peel, lemon juice and Triple Sec over apples and toss gently to mix. Arrange apple mixture in pie plate. Melt remaining 1⁄4 cup butter and pour over apple mixture.
  4. 4Roll out pastry dough to fit top of pie plate. Seal edges and cut slits for steam to escape. Place on a baking sheet and bake at 400°F for 45 to 50 minutes. Cool in plate 15 minutes, then invert onto serving platter. Serve warm.
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