Jews' Next Dor

Congregation Beth David's Young Adult Group for Jewish 20 & 30 Somethings

Apple Tarte Tatin with Lavender Honey

Posted by challahbackgirl on September 6, 2009

This recipe took 1st place in the Sweet category of the 2nd Annual Jews’ Next Dor Apples & Honey Cook-off. You can’t help but go back for more.

Apple Tarte Tatin with Lavender Honey

(contains almond paste)

Submitted by E.G.

Serves: 20


Butter puff pastry dough
Frangipan (see recipe or purchase from store)
Lavender honey (see recipe or purchase from store)
12 granny smith apples
½ cup cinnamon
½ cup sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Roll out the puff pastry dough on 18×12 sheet.
  3. Docker the puff pastry.
  4. Apply the frangipan over all of the puff pastry.
  5. Core and slice 12 granny smith apples.
  6. Caramelize the sliced apples in butter, in a large skillet over medium heat.
  7. Cool the caramelized slices.
  8. Shingle the slices over the frangipan puff pastry.
  9. Blend cinnamon and sugar together, and sprinkle the blend over all the apples.
  10. Place sheet in oven for 5 minutes, then reduce heat to 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 15 minutes.
  11. Check if the puff pastry is cooked.
  12. Pull out from oven, let cool.
  13. Cut into triangles.
  14. Drizzle lavender honey and serve.



10 ounces Almond paste
10 ounces Sugar
10 ounces Butter
7 Eggs
5 ounces Cake flour


  1. Cream almond paste and sugar with half the butter to a fine crumb.
  2. Add remaining butter and cream until light and smooth.
  3. Slowly add eggs, scraping bowl occasionally.
  4. Add sifted cake flour all at once and mix just until incorporated.

Lavender Honey


1 quart Honey
1 pound Sugar


  1. Put fresh lavender in the honey.
  2. Leave at room temperature and out of direct sunlight for about 10 days.
  3. For a more intense flavor of jasmine, leave lavender in for a few days longer.
  4. Strain the lavender out of the honey.

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