HomeFood & drinkRecipe

Apple pie

No rating at the moment! Be the first to
Origin of dish:  North America
Type of cooking:  Oven
Preparation time: 25 minutes
Cooking time: 40 minutes
Ingredients (6-8) :


Make pastry:
Sieve the flour into a large bowl.
Add the sugar, 120g butter cut into small pieces, egg yolk and a pinch of salt.
Rub in fat (do not knead) until mixture has consistency of breadcrumbs, make a well in the middle and pour in milk. Mix in, then make pastry into a ball and leave to rest for an hour and a half in the fridge.

Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
Peel the apples, core them and cut into 4 or 6; depending on size.
Dust with vanilla sugar, or sprinkle with vanilla essence and add rest of butter.
Roll out pastry, line bottom of tart or flan dish thinly.
Arrange the apple on the pastry.
Roll out the rest of the pastry and put on apples to make top of pie, making sure the seal the edges carefully. Brush edges with egg yolk all way round.
Make a short cylinder out of stiff paper and place in middle of pie.
Cook in oven for 40 minutes.
Serve warm, dusted with icing sugar.

Advice: Try serving with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, crème fraiche or custard.
If you have any pastry left over,use it to decorate your pie by cutting out leaves or apples shapes.

User comments

another free recipe every day

More recipes:
Pork fillets with pineapple
Seafood tagliatelle
Spaghetti in tomato sauce
Papaya with blueberries
Lemon chicken
Pumpkin soup
Pumpkin loaf
Halloween cake
Halloween biscuits

Don't miss...
Retro foods - how many can you remember?Ten men who you don’t want to marry
Meghan Markle and Doria Ragland: our favorite mother-daughter duo!'Baby bangs' the new trend in fringes
Latest… 05/01/2018
Happy Pancake Day! 11 Yummy Pancake Recipes To Make You Drool
Calories in fruits
Growing tomatoes
See all Food and Drink guides
This Is How Rainbow Unicorn Bagels Are Made
See all Food and Drink videos

Don't miss out!

...Join our newsletter
Get the sofeminine latest straight to your inbox
Find us on...