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Ian's Tarte Normande and Palmiers

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Ian's Tarte Normande and Palmiers
Ian's Tarte Normande and Palmiers

Time & Location

10 Mar 2024, 17:00 GMT

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About the Event

Join the brilliant Ian Cumming (GBBO finalist, series 6) live from Cambridge who will teach you the skills you need master his  classic French apple Tarte Normande and sweet pastry Palmiers. 

This class takes place on Sunday 10th March at the following times:

10am PT / 12pm CT / 1pm ET / 5pm UK GMT

Please allow 2 hours for this class.

Bake With A Legend Online Classes are an interactive experience, where we limit group sizes to around 25 to ensure an intimate online setting. Not only do you have your celebrity baker teaching you, but you also have one of our brilliant Bake With A Legend hosts who will ensure the smooth running of your experience ensuring everyone is enjoying themselves.

If you need any help at any point during the class, you’ll be encouraged to raise your hand and your baker will be virtually joining you in your own kitchen in no time to assist you!

You’ll bake along in tandem with Ian, learning many tips and tricks a long the way as you perfect all the skills required to make Ian's delicious Tarte Normande. Ian will also be on hand to answer your questions, be those about baking or his experiences of being involved on such an iconic television show.

Tickets are priced at £35 for individuals and £50 for groups of two or more that will join from the same screen. Please note we can accept requests to move classes with two or more weeks notice prior to the class – any requests to do so, will incur a £5 administrative charge.

Once booked in, all guests will be emailed a full recipe and the zoom link required to join us for the class. Just in case you don’t spot it, please check junk mail!


Fluted tart tin* – ideally 300mm wide and 35mm high (12 inches wide, 1 ½ inches high)

Baking tray 

Mixing bowl  

Rolling pin


Thin, sharp knife  

Baking beans / rice

Baking parchment

*If your tin is less than 35mm tall then you will not need as many apples and you maybe not need all the custard.


For the pastry:

300g (2 ⅓ cups) plain/all-purpose flour 

60g (½ cup) icing/powdered sugar

1 tsp fine salt 

275g (1 ¼ cups) room temperature unsalted butter

135ml (½ cup + 1 tbsp) cold water 

Approx. 100g (½ cup) caster/superfine sugar

For the Tarte Normande filling:

approx. 900g Granny Smith apples (~ 6 apples) 

juice of half a lemon

2 large eggs 

1 large egg yolk

Pinch of salt  

120g (⅔ cup minus 1 tbsp) caster/superfine sugar

230g (1 cup) double/heavy cream 

70g (¼ cup + 1 tbsp) milk

50g (3 ½ tbsp) brandy 

1tsp vanilla extract / essence

few drops of almond extract 

zest of 1 lemon

75g (⅔ cup) ground almonds / almond flour 

2 to 3 tbsp demerara sugar to sprinkle

If you have any questions regarding this class or anything concerning our online classes, please email us at

To see all our other classes which are currently on sale, please click here.

Please note we do also offer private events where you can choose which baker you’d like to teach you and what you bake - please click here for more information.

It is your responsibility to check the ingredients do not impact any allergies or intolerances which you may have. Bake With A Legend and our bakers take no responsibility in this regard. If you're in any doubt about you then you should contact us before booking in terms of discussing alternative ingredients to suit your requirements. We will, wherever possible provide alternatives to include gluten & dairy free options.


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