Quince tarte tatin

Preparation time
less than 30 mins

Cooking time
30 mins to 1 hour

Serves
Serves 6–8

Dietary
Vegetarian

By Marianne Lumb
  • 5 quinces, peeled, quartered and cored
  • 2 tbsp caster sugar
  • 1 lemon, juice only
  • 325g/11½oz ready-rolled all-butter puff pastry
  • flour, for dusting
  • 175g/6oz unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 175g/6oz granulated sugar
  • 1 star anise
  • 1 vanilla pod, split and seeds scraped
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 bay leaves
  • vanilla ice cream, to serve