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Mini Nectarine Tarte Tatin

Prep time: 1 hr 5 mins | Cook time:  40 hr | Total time: 1hr 45 mins serve 4-6 PUFF PASTRY 125g plain flour, plus extra for rolling out ½ tsp fine salt 250g/9oz unsalted butter, cold but not rock hard (or you can use half butter, half lard) 50ml ice-cold water TARTE TATIN 75g caster sugar 40g unsalted butter cubed 300g fresh nectarine halved and stoned (about 4 apricots) 50g plain flour for dusting Ice cream, for serving Method PUFF PASTRY Sift the flour and salt into a large mixing bowl, then put the bowl in the fridge for a few minutes to chill. (Keeping the flour and bowl cold will help you to get a better result later and create nice layers of pastry.) Meanwhile, cut the butter into small cubes. Using a round-bladed knife, stir the butter into the bowl until each piece is well coated with flour. Pour in the water, then, working quickly, use the knife to bring everything together to a rough dough. Gather the dough in the bowl using one hand, then turn it onto the work surface. Squash the dough …