Halwai December 7, 2017


• For pastry
• Butter – 500 gms
• Castor Sugar – 250 gms
• eggs – 2
• Refined flour – 750 gms
• For Filling:
• Apple (peeled) – 6
• Castor Sugar – 200 gms
• Water – 1 tsp


  1. To make the pastry, cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  2. Add eggs one at a time, followed by the refined flour.
  3. Cover the dough and put it in a refrigerator for about 30 mins.
  4. Heat the water and sugar in a heavy bottom pan, cook until golden caramel colour.
  5. Take a pan/pie mould line it with an aluminum foil. Pour the caramel and spread evenly. (be careful while handling the caramel it could give u a serious burn.)
  6. Cut the apples into thick slices lightly toss in the butter. Arrange over the caramel in the pan.
  7. Roll the pastry, neatly place over the arranged apples. Prick with the fork at few places.
  8. Cover with the aluminum foil and bake at 180 C for 15 min.
  9. Remove the foil and bake again for 10 min at the same temperature.
  10. Allow to cool before serving. 
  11. This delicious Tarte recipe is provided by the executive Chef Sridhar Sigatapu from The Grand Mercure Hotel, Bangalore.

Recipe courtesy of The Grand Mercure Hotel