Gin & Apple Tarte Tatin

A great sweet treat to get you through those cold winter nights! Very easy to make and totally worth trying for that wonderful gin kick. 

 

Ingredients:

375g Frozen butter puff pastry, thawed

150g Caster sugar

125ml Gin

1 Vanilla bean, split, seeds scraped

1 1/2 tsp Juniper berries

3 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cores removed, quartered

50g Unsalted butter

Vanilla ice cream

 

Method:

1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Cut pastry into a 24cm diameter round.

2. Place sugar, gin, vanilla pod and seeds, and juniper berries in a 22cm ovenproof frying pan over medium heat, stirring to dissolve sugar. Cook for 3-4 minutes or until light golden, then add apples, core-side facing up, and cook for 1-2 minutes or until light golden. Add butter and remove from heat.

3. Lay pastry over apples, using a metal tongs or fork carefully tuck in edges. Bake for 20 minutes or until pastry is golden and crisp.

4. Invert onto a serving plate while still hot and serve with Vanilla ice cream.