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Mango and Ginger Tarte Tatin

Mango and Ginger Tarte Tatin

Course Dessert


  • 2-4 ripe mangoes, peeled and sliced away from stone
  • 4 Stem ginger balls, sliced
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 Tbsp water
  • 50 g butter
  • 1 Paneton flaky pastry, thawed


  • Cut mangoes into 1-inch-thick strips. Set aside.
  • Place sugar and water in a large cast-iron pan and cook over medium heat until sugar begins to caramelize, 8 to10 minutes. Add butter and stir to combine. Cook until caramel is golden brown, about 2 minutes more. Remove from heat. Place stem ginger slices and mango slices in pan in a circular pattern, overlapping slightly.
  • Preheat oven to 200 degrees.
  • Place pastry sheet on a floured surface and cut around pan allowing 2cm extra over-hang (do this before using the pan to cook caramel). Cut away any excess pastry. Place pastry round over mango/caramel. Tuck in or trim as needed.
  • Bake 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 175 degrees and continue baking 15 minutes longer, or until pastry is cooked golden brown. Let cool 1 hour. Place a plate or tray upside-down on top of the pan and flip both together. Tap pan to release tart. Slice into wedges and serve with a dollop of vanilla ice cream.