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Apple & Cinnamon Sugar Tarte Flambee Sucree

Apple & Cinnamon Sugar Tarte Flambee Sucree

This tarte flambée is a delicious dessert that you can enjoy it on its own, any time of day. The Granny Smith apples used are not too sweet, so this tart has just the right balance of sweetness from the cinnamon sugar and tartness from the apples. The best part about cooking with fruit is that you have so many choices – if you prefer your tart a little sweeter, use a sweeter variety of apples!


Preparation and Cooking Time: 90 minutes


Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 160 ml warm water
  • 1 package (2 ½ tsp) active dry yeast
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • 315 grams bread flour, plus some more for dusting
  • 2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, plus some more for oiling
  • 2 medium thinly-sliced Granny Smith Apples.
  • 250g crème fraiche
  • 230g natural Greek Yoghurt
  • 2 tablespoon sugar
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla sugar
  • Some powdered sugar for serving (optional)

Method

  1. To Make the Dough:
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the water, yeast, and sugar. Let the mixture stand until foamy, which should take about 5 minutes.
  3. Add the flour and oil.
  4. Stir until the dough pulls away from the sides of the bowl.
  5. Pull the dough out onto a floured work surface and knead a few times, then form into a ball.
  6. Oil a second bowl, put the dough ball in the bowl, and turn to coat it with oil.
  7. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and set aside in a warm, draft-free area.
  8. Let the dough rise until doubled in size, taking about an hour or an hour and a half.
  9. To Make the Topping:
  10. Place the dough onto a floured work surface.
  11. Roll out thinly into a round about 30 cm (12 inches) and put on a floured baking sheet or place in a baking pan. You can also use a pizza stone.
  12. Spread the dough with the crème fraiche. if the crème fraiche is too thick, add some milk and stir until you have a more spreadable consistency.
  13. Arrange the thin apples slices evenly in a decorative pattern on top of the crème fraiche.
  14. In a small bowl, whisk the sugar with the cinnamon and then spread the cinnamon sugar evenly over the apple slices.
  15. Bake in your Wood Fired Pizza Oven until the crust of the tart is firm and browned at the edges.
  16. Transfer the tart to a wooden board.
  17. Dust with a bit of powdered sugar and serve.
Apple & Cinnamon Sugar Tarte Flambee Sucree