Pear Tarte Tatin
- 4 large
- 1/4 c
- unsalted butter
- 1 sprig(s)
- vanilla bean
- 1 sheet(s)
- pastry dough
While the butter is melting, place the pears on towel or paper towels, cut side down.
As soon as the butter is melted, place Vanilla Bean in an 'X' pattern in middle of skillet then sprinkle in 1/2 c. Vanilla sugar so that sugar is evenly distributed.
Take a round serving plate slightly larger than skillet and place top side down over skillet. Holding the skillet and plate tightly together, invert tart onto plate, tapping the Grease bottom of skillet liberally to make sure all the tarte leaves the skillet. You can take the Vanilla Bean halves out or leave them in- just don't serve them.
Serve tarte warm w/ ice cream or whipped cream. You can reheat if you make this ahead of time.