Quince Tarte Tatin with Cardamom Crème Fraîche

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Fall is typically all about apple and pumpkin fever but, in our opinion, quince deserve to be center stage amongst all of the fall fruit – and this quince tarte tatin is the ultimate way to experience the glory of this mesmerizing fruit.


Serves 8

6 Ingredients

4 Poached Quince

1/2 cup Poaching Liquid

245 g Puff Pastry

1/2 cup Crème Fraîche

1/4 tsp Ground Cardamom

2 tbsp Pistachios

10 Steps

Steps 1

Pre-heat the oven to 375 degrees F.

Steps 2

Pour Poaching Liquid Into a 10-inch pie dish or oven safe skillet.

Steps 3

Arrange Poached Quince sliced into quarters on top of poaching liquid, rounded side down.

Steps 4

On a lightly floured surface, roll out your Puff Pastry until it is large enough to fully cover your baking dish or skillet.

Steps 5

Place puff pastry atop quince slices and tuck in the edges.

Steps 6

Bake the tart for about 35-40 minutes until the puff pastry has turned golden brown and fully cooked.

Steps 7

While the tart bakes, mix the Ground Cardamom into theCrème Fraîche until it is fully combined and add Pistachios.

Steps 8

Once the tart is done baking, remove it from the oven and allow to cool on a rack for about 5 minutes.

Steps 9

Carefully place a rimmed serving dish on top of the tart and invert the tart onto the serving dish.

Steps 10

Serve the tart warm with the cardamom creme fraiche and crushed pistachios.