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Tarte Tatin

Makes 8 large portions


200g caster sugar
200g butter
1k apples
1pack of sweet shortcrust pastry
Crème anglaise, cream or vanilla ice-cream to serve

Grease the sides of a large pie dish (approx 20cm diameter), BUT NOT one with a removable bottom
Melt sugar and butter in a non-stick wok or large pan until golden brown, pour into the base of the pie dish.
Core, peel and cut the apples into thick slices and place in a neat pattern over the syrup.
Cover with the pastry rolled out quite thinly, tucking the edges in.
Bake for 30-40 minutes on 200 degrees C. 
Take out of oven and leave to cool slightly
Turn onto a serving dish, apples side up.
Serve with crème anglaise, cream or ice cream or a little extra toffee sauce!