Fox 8 Recipe Box: Apple Honey Tarte Tatin (Upside Down Apple Tart)

SHAKER SQUARE, Ohio -- It's apple season and Chef Brandon Chrostowski from Edwins Restaurant on Shaker Square shared a delicious recipe for an upside-down apple tart officially called 'Apple Honey Tarte Tatin'.

Edwin's fine-dining French restaurant is staffed entirely by formerly incarcerated men and women who are trained at the Edwins Leadership & Restaurant Institute.  Fox 8's Wayne Dawson learned why Chef Chrostowski is so excited about the opening of his 'Second Chance Life Skills Center' and how this 3-building campus will allow Edwins to expand its mission.

Click here to learn more about Chef Brandon Chrostowski and his restaurant and institute.

Apple & Honey Tarte Tatin

2 cups all-purpose flour
¼ cup sugar
¾ cup butter – diced small
4-5 Tbls. Cold Water
1 large egg yolk
½ tsp. salt

8 local honey crisp or similar baking apples
4 Tbls. Butter
4 Tbls. Flour
1 cup honey
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
½ tsp. ground nutmeg

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

To make crust add flour and sugar into food processor or mixer with paddle attachment
Add butter and mix until consistency or thick cornmeal
Add remaining ingredients and place in cooler for at least an hour
Roll out thin and cut to an inch larger than tart pan
Peel and slice or dice apples removing the seeds
Place butter into an oven safe sauté pan or pie pan and allow to melt in oven
Add honey and flour mixing until incorporated
Add apples and spices and bake for 25 minutes until apples are soft
Mix in spices and top with pastry dough, crimp edges and cut decorative slits in top to allow steam to be released
Bake for 35-40 minutes until crust is golden brown
Allow your tart to rest for 5 minutes then prepare for the flip
Place a larger plate or platter on top of the tart, holding tight with hot pads if necessary
Flip over and remove bottom pan which is now on top