French Dessert Recipe: Pear Tarte Tatin The Tarte Tatin is a typical French recipe that originated (perhaps unintentionally) in the and consists of fruit—usually apples—that is cooked in butter and sugar, and then baked with the crust on top.
Caramelized Pear Upside-Down Cake. I used pyrex and while not as pretty, turned out well. Next time a little less sugar in cake maybe and just barely ripe pears. I had to lower the temp and cook it for over an hour.