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Banana tarte tatin

A tropical twist on the French classic.
Banana tarte tatin

Tarte Tatin is a classic upside down French pastry which works just as well with sweet, caramelised bananas as it does the usual apple tarte Tatin or pear tarte tatin or even apple and pear tarte tatin.

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1.Preheat oven to 220°C (200°C fan-forced).
2.Stir butter, brown sugar, cream and cinnamon in small saucepan, over low heat, until sugar dissolves; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, simmer, uncovered, 2 minutes.
3.Pour caramel sauce into 23cm pie dish; top with banana.
4.Cut 24cm round from pastry sheet. Place pastry sheet over banana, ease pastry into side of dish. Brush pastry with egg; bake, uncovered, about 15 minutes or until pastry is browned.
5.Carefully turn tart onto serving plate; serve immediately.

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