Cheat’s Tarte Tatin in a Ricecooker ! Wait… What ?

Hi guys, The Frenchy here ! Welcome to “FRENCH GUY COOKING” ! Smile my friends because today we are making something sweet ! just imagine a pastry with some gorgeous fruit wrapped in a buttery caramel. You’ve got it , we are making kind of a tarte tatin as known as an upside down apple pie But… I knew it… we are going to use quinces
in addition to the classic apples and must of all we are not gonna cook it
in an oven instead we are gonna use a kitchen
appliance used by millions, no by billions of houses in Asia… the inevitable rice cooker please welcome the billions rice cookers tarte tatin yum yum first Let’s make the dough. According to the french
tradition the dough has to be made with puff pastry yeah but everybody knows that in a tatin
pie the dough is nothing but an excuse to eat huge
caramelized chunks of fruits… Plus, with the ricecooker thing, the steam would make the dough go spongy… instead
we will do very simple cake batter in a bowl go 5 tablespoons of flour 5
tablespoons of brown sugar one heaped teaspoon baking powder a pinch of cinnamon one egg, 1 tablespoon oil , 2 or 3 tablespoons milk mix it well the batter is ready. let’s prepare the fruits I’m using my favorite variety of Apples
“REINE DES REINETTES” in French or in English “KING OF THE PIPPINS” Now for the quince, this is an amazing
fruit disgusting when raw but delicious when
cooked it will take a beautiful sunset color
and the taste is spectacular ! Fragrant, sweet, tangy ! I use one quince and two small apples Cut the fruits into big chunks remove the
seeds and the cores warning the core of the quince is very
hard and does not change after cooking so be sure to remove it all.
a good tarte tatin is all about Caramelized fruits and I ‘ve got a good cheat’s on caramel. Fill one third of a microwave safe cup with salted butter. cover it with brown sugar till you reach
two-thirds of the cup boom in the microwave for 30 seconds ! Mix it up. it should look syrupy. In Japan, rice cookers can be found in every house
this appliance is especially popular among the students
and you know what I did not invent anything they have been
baking it for years… yes but the question remains: why are
you doing so in the Western world of ours ? because it
makes me think and thinking makes me feel alive ! grease
the bottom and the sides of the rice cooker with butter. you can even add a light coating of oil . don’t be shy
on this step, because you really want it to unmold
afterwards. spread the caramel stuff on the bottom. place the
chunks of fruits. make it tight. cover it up with the cake batter Now let’s cook it. Before we start I must
warn you that there exists a tiny tiny risk of
screwing up your rice cooker… I bought mine for 20 bucks five years ago an it’s still working like a charm. that said, let’s
burn it up. figuratively speaking of course. Start
the rice cooker the global cooking time with mine was
under an hour if it stops before it , then start it again after about 40 minutes you can start to
test the doneness of your cake. Use a knife or a
skewer and stick it in the center. if it comes
up clean with no better on it then the cake is
properly baked if not , let it cook a bit more. now comes
the tricky part Unmolding the tarte tatin could be a
bit annoying. for example you can (A) burn yourself pretty bad with
the caramel and (B) end up with a scrumptious yet
told shapeless hell of a mess. but don’t be scared I got
good tips for you after baking let the bowl of the rice
cooker cool down till you can safely touch it with bare
hands. then place it on high heat for 1 minute this will loose the caramel on the bottom
now using gloves, places a stand or a plate in the bowl and flip it over. gently
lower the hand holding the plate you should feel the weight of the cake. if not back on high heat and do it again. A gorgeous and smart TATIN cake I eat it warm with a dollop of “CREME FRAICHE” or heavy cream you won’t be able to
resist this sweet and caramelized cake. well that’s it. tell your friends
your mom or whoever thats you did that in the rice cooker
then might not believe you but you did it. have fun, comment and don’t
forget to subscribe for the next video…

78 comments on “Cheat’s Tarte Tatin in a Ricecooker ! Wait… What ?”

  1. Larry Chiang says:

    YES!!! Tarte Tatin!! 🙂

  2. CrazyRachel1984 says:

    Wow! The rice cooker is pretty versatile, think I'll pick one up!! Great video

  3. CrazyRachel1984 says:

    Wow! The rice cooker is pretty versatile, think I'll pick one up!! Great video

  4. Amy He says:

    Oo! New intro and yummy dessert! Amy liiiiikes.

  5. Keith Parr says:

    Awesome cooking tip! Thanks, I'll be making this tonight for my family!
    Love your Chanel!

  6. liveandlovepassion says:

    you are amazing^^ if i would have a rice cooker, i really would give it a try.. but i don´t have one:(

  7. armination says:

    i bought my rice cooker for 12 euros…and i threw it already out of the window.. once started, it didnt stop cooking.. if i would cook my tarte tatin in my rice cooker, i think calling the fire brigade will be unevitable..

  8. Evan Kovan says:

    This is glorious,but now i've got to find a rice cooker.

  9. johnisalegend2 says:

    i'm gonna have to do this one in the oven, but it looks so good that i really don't care. 

  10. Evelyne AINOUZ says:

    Mortelle la tarte ! Y en a qui ont de la chance (n'est ce pas Cecile ?) … Moi ça fait 4 jours que je suis au régime pâtes blanches et soupe !! 😬

  11. fordhouse8b says:

    This seems very similar to baking in a Dutch oven or the kind of baking hikers do on the trail.

  12. rojen145 says:

    i wanna do a Tarte Tatin too, but my mother won't let me do it ;(  

  13. Jesper says:

    Such a good tipp
    Merci beaucoup 😉

  14. sabotar says:


  15. DB says:

    Looks delicious! Do you think could you cook this in a slow cooker?

  16. OhSoCler says:

    Interesting! Can't wait to try your Tarte Tartin. Granny Smith apples are the equivalent here to your Reine Des Reinettes. Thank you!

  17. lim st says:

    My mom would not let me do this because she doesn't want me to damage her rice cooker plus there are a few ingredients I can't find but still I love all of your videos.

  18. luv2bfree says:

    yay! that looks good and you used a rice cooker on top of it! 😀

  19. Angie Pyott says:

    Hahaha. You're so funny. Looks lush.

  20. TheHannabeauty says:

    Absolutely brilliant!

  21. Mayanne says:

    Farine BIO YESSSSSSS !!

  22. Polizisten_Duzer says:

    Instant Like for your great Recipe! Thank you for sharing =)

  23. Alex says:

    Hey Hungry friends ! Thanks to @teoleoni  you can watch italian subtitles on this video ( and many more by the way ) ! Love
    Cheat's Tarte Tatin in a Ricecooker ! Wait… What ?

  24. hsi says:

    Man love the videos! Question though: if we cant find a quince can you suggest a more easy to find fruit that will still be good haha? Thanks!

  25. MSE. Dzirasa says:

    This is genius…another use for my rice cooker…thank you …looks delicious WOW…!!!

  26. Yukie IWAKI says:

    I'm Japanese and I use my rice cooker only to boil rice. I've never seen anything like this! Such a creative!

  27. MultiLausa says:

    well now my biggest wish for Christmas is a… ricecooker?! haha you should have seen my parents' faces! Hilarious!
    This tarte looks amazing! Can't wait to try it 🙂

  28. chef mike says:

    Another clever posting. In the United States we call this upside down cake. It's done with pineapple traditionally, yet apple pear, cherry basically any fruit that will hold up can be used.
    So now, we both know two recipes, that are the same thing, that can be done in a rice cooker. It's what chefs strive for. Lol.

  29. CharlineLikesC says:

    Unfortunately I don't have a rice cooker, but I appreciate your philosophical approach that you are doing it, because it makes you think and thinking makes you feel alive 🙂
    Btw. I tried making the quiche in the frying pan, just because I wanted to see, if it works and I took a couple of pictures that I should probably put together in a video…
    Maybe in between the holidays I have some time to work on that…
    Having restraint possibilities in the kitchen like having no oven really is a challenge that tends to inspire me. Like last week I improvised a double cooker, melted chocolate and did Oreo truffles, since I could not bake proper Christmas cookies!
    I like your innovative twists and cooking methods and I enjoy your videos a lot!

  30. kayekog says:

    I can't wait to try this and to watch more of your videos over the holidays. This was an ingenious idea! Thanks for sharing it.

  31. Pro Home Cooks says:

    awesome! inspired me to use the rice cooker

  32. John Inverso says:

    That's brilliant! Now I need to buy a rice cooker.

  33. Zuzi R. says:

    Omg…i have try it! 🙂

  34. Lausie B says:

    Just had a laugh watching this, great idea and your humour is fab! x

  35. kayekog says:

    You've almost doubled your subscribers in a month. Congratulations! I think you'll succeed in this medium. I really like the choices of food that you make and your delivery style.

  36. alcomzing says:

    The Music in the background?

  37. Julia Vinogradova says:

    OMG, it looks incredible!!!

  38. extraspinable says:

    Great stuff dude!!  Keep it on please!!!  Love your attitude!!

  39. Chipmunk says:

    Awhh I just love your videos man, c'est tres bien! I wish you had more views, sincerely a fan from Denmark!

  40. Jesper Andresen says:

    Quince? I have never heard of this fruit, i NEED to try this out my self. Thanks for the video!

  41. LaBu says:

    That looks really good! You've got a new subscriber! Greetings from the Netherlands 🙂

  42. Ria Rivera says:

    Aw…. you are the best!!

  43. Ria Rivera says:

    Good idea to bake!! You are the best!!

  44. Beth Wallace says:

    Quince!!! Yummmmmm…….

  45. whosoae seo says:

    Urgh! Thank you for sharing this vid!! i should try!

  46. Yusuf Ercivan says:

    Great idea man i will try and serve this recipe to my friends with ananas and banana

  47. gottfer says:

    entre ça et le croque monsieur au grille pain, t'as pas peur pour ton electro-ménager toi ^^'

  48. Jo Rivera Dongon says:

    amazing!  Will definitely try this out 🙂
    More rice cooker French recipes please!

  49. Bec R says:

    I love a rice cooker but every single one I have ever had broke down so I don't have one now and cook rice on the cook top in boiling water. I had about three that all burnt out after about five uses and with in 3 months lucky I got my money back. Rice cookers are a great idea but the ones we get in Australia are just rubbish.

  50. David says:

    Hey Alex, I'm one of the few people who screwed up their rice cooker and it looked like sick on a plate. 🙁
    Despite those tiny complications I really enjoyed your recipe and the bits I saved tasted great…though it looked pretty sad. I think it was because my rice cooker was too small and it went too hot. Next time I want to bake it in the oven. Do you have any recommendations for time and temperatur?

  51. Chris Olds says:

    This is brilliant! Thanks!

  52. Charles Daussin says:

    My roommate made the authentic rustic apple tarte tatin a year or so ago for French class and it was amazing.  One thing that can add an awesome tang to the crust or filling is adding a small amount of apple cider vinegar to the dough/cake batter.  Also soak the apples in water with a small amount of the apple cider vinegar mixed in to keep the color and keeps the tang of the apples while cooking.

  53. John Ray Valdez says:

    nice it looks amazing. . . can you make Ratatouille ? ofcourse you can 🙂

  54. IronFreee says:

    One of my favorite desserts, you have to eat it while it's still hot so the cream will melt on it, still taste good cold…

  55. @eudoxie says:

    well….I think I'm gonna go buy myself a rice cooker^^

  56. OnlyYouCanBeYou says:

    Can you please do a conventional oven video of this tarte dessert please. I tried making this today and the batter measurement wasn't enough to cover the 9" circular pan I used and my cake side was done but the fruit side was still too wet/moist. I had to put it back in longer with foil on top. I used the 360° temp but 360° is an odd temp setting to use in the first place. Thanks

  57. kaneshirogirl says:

    Yum! What a great idea to use quince, I love it so much I have to disagree mon chére Alex, it is delicious even raw. Slice very thin pieces on a mandolin or with your Sharp chef knife! And sprinkle baking soda on the slice, see if you change your mind 😉 I even eat the seeds!

  58. Just A Wanderer says:

    Please make an occidental world friendly coocking tarte tatin.

  59. Emma Sun says:

    this is so decadent! btw u look good in glasses!

  60. megafr8nk says:

    Persian household. If I ruin our rice-cooker I get murdered then the others starve. So I'll try that recipe in a pan in the oven. :))

  61. thefirespectrum says:

    OMG YEEESSS! I've been making complete entrees in the rice cookers for years but I could have been baking in it to!! Mind. Blown. Merci!

  62. Daan Zeilstra says:

    Make a tarte tatin with almond dough c'est délicieux

  63. Juri Kuran says:

    You are so cute and funny! <3

  64. Tara Guidry says:

    I've never been to a house in south Louisiana that didn't have a rice cooker.

  65. Joseph Dadey says:

    I see you have a simple rice cooker. Does this work if I have one of the "fancy" electronic rice cookers? If not, does this work as well with a crock pot?

  66. Ahmadi Arismaharto says:


  67. 514출구는 없어 says:

    Genius !

  68. bernadette javier says:

    Very creative! Now, I can have tarte tatin everyday — for breakfast and even for dinner…Thanks a lot!

  69. Denzel James Lim says:

    Link to your songs pls

  70. Ewald W. says:

    If I gonna tell my mum, I did this she will beat the crap of me. JUust kidding

  71. netweed09 says:

    when you said 'over a billion people' have one, I thought you were going to say 'toaster'

  72. Cliff Lee says:

    Are you sure you didn't watch Yakitate-Japan? (anime)

    They make bread/pastry in a rice cooker.

  73. adamnealis says:

    What was with the red rims round your eyes?

  74. J35h13 says:

    Awesome video. Great job!

  75. Fred McIntyre says:


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