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Tarte Fine aux Pomme (Thin Crusted Apple Pie)

A very easy recipe of Tarte FIne aux Pomme found in pattiseries (pastry shops) in France. This is a quick recipe you can serve for last minute get together with friends or snack for the family.
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: French
Keyword: pastry, pomme, tarte
Author: Bebs Lott


  • 4 pieces apples more if you want
  • 1 roll puff patry store bought
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp butter melted
  • 1/4 slice lemon
  • 4 cups water for soaking apples
  • 1 tbsp apricot jam optional
  • 1 tbsp powdered sugar optional (toppings)


  • prepare all ingredients.
  • In a bowl put in the water and squeeze the lemon. During this step you can pre-heat your oven at 180°C.
  • Peel the apples and cut into thin slices and put the sliced apples in the water/lemon mixture. Set aside.
  • Cut baking paper according to the size of you puff pastry and spread melted butter using a brush and sprinkle some brown sugar onto the butter.
  • Unroll your puff pastry unto the buttered area of the baking paper then brush with butter and sprinkle with brown sugar.
  • Take the bowl of apples and drain the water. Rinse the apples and pat dry.
  • Arranged the apples on the puff pastry. Please refer to image.
  • Sprinkle the top of the apples with brown sugar. See image.
  • Put in the oven and bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown.
  • While waiting for it to bake, prepare the apricot glaze by mixing the apricot with 1/2 tsp. water in a bowl. Put in the microwave for 5 seconds.
  • When the Tarte Fine is done, remove it from the oven and glaze it with the apricot jam. Serve and enjoy! Bon Appetit!