How To Bake Apple Tarte Tatin Cacke

The tarte Tatin (French pronunciation: [tat tat]) is a pastry in which the fruit (typically apples) is caramelized in butter and sugar before the tart is baked, named after the Tatin sisters who devised it and served it as their hotel’s signature dish. It started in France, but has now expanded to other countries.

Tarte Tatin Cacke

Apple Tarte Tatin Cacke Recipe

Slow-cooked, caramelized apples are baked into a flaky, buttery puff and covered with a beautifully spiced Baileys Apple Pie liqueur cream sauce in this Classic Apple Tarte Tatin.
Prep Time 35 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 25 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine France
Calories 677 kcal


For the Tartin

  • lbs  Honeycrisp apples about 6-7 medium sized apples
  • 1 pic  large lemon
  • 1/2  cup  granulated sugar
  • tbsp  unsalted butter
  • tbsp  Baileys Apple Pie

For the Cream Sauce

  • 4 tbsp  unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup  Baileys Apple Pie
  • 1/2  cup  granulated sugar
  • 1/4  tsp  vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt


  • Preheat your oven to 375 degrees.
  • Apples should be peeled, cored, and quartered before being placed in a large mixing basin. Toss all of the apple slices in the lemon juice to ensure that they are evenly coated. This will keep them from browning.
  • Sugar should be cooked in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat until smooth and amber in color. Make sure you're constantly stirring. Stir in the butter and Baileys until thoroughly melted, then add the apple quarters and coat them in the caramel sauce.
  • Continue to baste and flip the apples in the caramel for about 15-20 minutes. Remove from heat when the caramel has mostly reduced.
  • Work on the puff pastry while the apples are cooking. Trace and cut a circle out of your sheet of puff pastry that is slightly larger than the edge of the pan using a 9-inch round cake pan.
  • Place the apple slices in a decorative design on the bottom of a 9 inch cast iron skillet or 9 inch baking pan that has been LIBERALLY nonstick sprayed or coated. Pour the leftover caramel over the apples.
  • Place the puff pastry circle on top of the apples and tuck the sides into the pan carefully. On the top, poke fork holes.
  • Preheat the oven to 350°F and bake for 45-50 minutes, or until the pastry is golden brown and firm. It should be quite solid.
  • Allow to cool for about 10 minutes before running a knife along the sides and inverting onto a serving platter.


Nutrition Information:
  • Carbohydrates: 91g
  • Protein: 5g
  • Fat: 33g
  • Saturated Fat: 14g
  • Cholesterol: 36mg
  • Sodium: 106mg
  • Potassium: 292mg
  • Fiber: 7g
  • Sugar: 63g
  • Vitamin A: 536IU
  • Vitamin C: 20mg
  • Calcium: 26mg
  • Iron: 1mg
Keyword Tarte Tatin Cacke

Final Thought:

In this classic Apple Tarte Tatin, slow-cooked, caramelized apples are baked into a flaky, buttery puff and covered with a beautifully spiced Baileys Apple Pie liqueur cream sauce. This Apple Tarte Tartin is a dessert that sings the praises of Fall flavors! You’ll love this Apple Cobbler, Classic Apple Pie, and Baked Apples with Crumble Topping if you like this!

I'm Jennifer Tirrell, a self-taught baker, and founder of CakeRe. As an experienced baker and recipe publisher, I have spent over a decade working in the kitchen and have tried and tested countless baking tools and products. From classic cakes to creative twists, I've got you covered. So grab your apron and let's get baking!

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