Banana Tarte Tatin

Banana Tart Tatin
Tarte Tatin is the name of a French, inverted tart, in which the fruit, usually apples are caramelized with butter and sugar before the tart is baked.
The Tarte Tatin with bananas, today's proposition, is a very fragrant, and delicious caramelized tart, with crisp pastry and the aromas of cinnamon and orange to emerge strongly in every juicy bite.
Simple ingredients, pleasant and easy preparation for a treat with a unique taste.
Try it!
work: 15′ time: 40′ easy: 2/5
Banana Tart Tatin

Ingredients (6 servings)

  • 1 sheet puff pastry
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 4 tbsp sugar
  • 3 bananas
  • 1 orange, juice and zest
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
Place the butter and sugar in an ovenproof tart form ∅20cm/ 7.9", over low heat to melt and become caramel.
Caution, make sure that the tart form can be placed on kitchen hotplates. Otherwise use the oven grill.
Add the zest and cinnamon. stir gently…
…let it caramelize and get a nice caramel color.
Remove from the heat and allow to cool slightly.
Peel the bananas and cut them in half, lengthwise…
…and place them in a circle with the back downward at the base of tart form…
…until full.
If necessary, cut the bananas into smaller pieces to fit.
Pour the orange juice and some cinnamon.
Cover with the puff pastry pushing it to get under and around the edges of the tart.
With a knife, pierce the pastry in several places.
Put in a preheated oven at 180°C/ 350°F/ Gas 4 for 20'-25' or the pastry is cooked and golden.
Remove the tart from the oven, let cool slightly on a wire rack. Carefully roll over on a serving platter. The cooked bananas will come up and the liquid caramel will flow sideways.
Banana Tart TatinCut into pieces and enjoy plain or with a ball of ice, bathed in tart caramel. Banana Tart Tatin

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