*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                           Upside Down Apple Tart
 
 Recipe By     : Magazine
 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Desserts                         Fruit
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2  c             butter or margarine -- softened
    3      to 4          thin lemon slices -- optional
      3/4  c             sugar
    6      to 8          cooking apples -- (about 3 lbs)
      1/2  pkg           pie crust mix
                         whipped cream
 
 1.  Spread 2 tbl of the butter in a 9 DEEP pie plate; arrange lemon slices in 
 bottom; sprinkle with 1 tbl of the sugar.
 2.  Pare, quarter and core apples; slice into 1/2 thick wedges.  Arrange in la
 yers in prepared pie plate, sprinkling 2 more tbl sugar between layers.
 3.  Heat remaining sugar in small heavy skillet until it melts and becomes a li
 ght brown syrup.  Remove from heat; add remaining butter, stirring until melted
 ; pour over apples.
 4.  Prepare piecrust mix, following label directions, or make pastry from your 
 own single-crust recipe.  Roll out to a 10 round on lightly floured surface; p
 lace over apples.  (Do not attach pastry to edge.)
 5.  Bake @ 425F for 30 min or until crust is golden brown.  Cool on wire rack 1
 5 min or until ready to serve.  Invert onto shallow serving dish.  Serve slight
 ly warm with whipped cream.
 
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 NOTES : “An adaptation of the French tarte tatin.  The single crust bakes over 
 the caramelized apples and is served upside down.”