tarte Tatin

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French tarte Tatin; see there for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

tarte Tatin (plural tartes Tatin)

  1. A type of upside-down cake in which the fruit, usually apples, is caramelized in butter and sugar.
    Hypernyms: apple pie

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Coined by food writer Curnonsky as tarte des demoiselles Tatin (cake of the Tatin girls), named after the Tatin sisters who supposedly invented the cake by accident.

tarte Tatin

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tarte Tatin f (plural tartes Tatin)

  1. tarte Tatin (upside-down cake prepared with caramelized apples)
    Hypernyms: tarte aux pommes

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