Baked apple pie

This classic apple pie has always been a favorite, and now you can bake your very own.

Shopping list:

  • 150grams unsalted butter, softened
  • 250grams bakers flour
  • 80grams caster sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2kg granny smith apples
  • 1 cup caster sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoons almond meal
  • 80grams sultanas
  • 2 eggs

  • Step 1

    In a mixer, add the unsalted butter, caster sugar, bakers flour and egg and with a paddle mix until the mixture has all come together. Wrap in glad wrap and let rest for 1 hour, or overnight if possible.

  • Step 2

    Roll out the pastry to a thickness of around ½ cm and line a tart base or baking tray. Also cut a piece big enough to cover the top as well. Set aside.

  • Step 3

    Peel the granny smith apples, cut them into quarters and take out the core.

  • Step 4

    In a non-stick fry pan, gently fry the apples in a little vegetable oil until they start to caramelize, then add the caster sugar vanilla extract sultanas and cook until the mixture becomes like a syrup. Take off and let cool for 10 minutes.

  • Step 5

    Add the 2 eggs and the almond meal to mixture and combine well.

  • Step 6

    Pour into the pastry lined baked tin, brush around the edges with egg wash and then place the pastry top on. Prick the top with a fork to release the excess steam, then brush the top with egg wash again and sprinkle with caster sugar and bake at 190C for approximately 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.


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