Apple pie

Apple pie

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Alexandra M

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Difficulty

Medium 👍
60
min.
Preparation
60
min.
Baking
60
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings2
78¼ g
flour
flour (for dusting)
tbsp
sugar
tsp
sea salt
56¾ g
unsalted butter (diced)
22¼ ml
water (cold)
¼ kg
Granny Smith apple
tsp
ground cinnamon
27½ g
unsalted butter
g
flour
15 ml
water
50 g
sugar
¼
egg (room temperature, for coating)
¼ tbsp
water
flour (for dusting)

Utensils

food processor, plastic wrap, saucepan, wooden spoon, peeler, knife, heatproof bowl, pie dish, rolling pin, pastry brush, wire rack

  • Step 1/9

    • 78¼ g flour
    • tbsp sugar
    • tsp sea salt
    • 56¾ g unsalted butter (diced)
    • food processor

    Using a food processor,mix the flour, sugar and salt. Add the cold diced butter and pulse the mixture until it forms into crumbs, then stop mixing. Mixture should be dry and powdery.

  • Step 2/9

    • flour (for dusting)
    • 22¼ ml water (cold)
    • plastic wrap

    Add the cold water and pulse just until moist clumps form. Transfer dough to work surface, and gather it into a ball ( DO NOT KNEAD IT). Divide dough in half and form 2 disks. Cover them with plastic wrap and put in the fridge for 1 hour before using.

  • Step 3/9

    Melt the butter in a saucepan. Mix in the flour then simmer for 1 minute, mixing continuously. Mix in the water, sugar and bring to a boil. Next,reduce the heat and continue simmering for 3 more minutes, mixing regularly.
    • 27½ g unsalted butter
    • g flour
    • 15 ml water
    • 50 g sugar
    • saucepan
    • wooden spoon

    Melt the butter in a saucepan. Mix in the flour then simmer for 1 minute, mixing continuously. Mix in the water, sugar and bring to a boil. Next,reduce the heat and continue simmering for 3 more minutes, mixing regularly.

  • Step 4/9

    Peel, remove cores and thinly slice the apples,then place them in a bowl.
    • ¼ kg Granny Smith apple
    • peeler
    • knife

    Peel, remove cores and thinly slice the apples,then place them in a bowl.

  • Step 5/9

    Sprinkle the cinnamon on top of the apples and combine,then pour the sauce over the apples and stir to coat the apple slices.
    • tsp ground cinnamon
    • heatproof bowl

    Sprinkle the cinnamon on top of the apples and combine,then pour the sauce over the apples and stir to coat the apple slices.

  • Step 6/9

    Sprinkle flour on the work surface and roll out the bottom pie crust into a circle. Wrap it around the rolling pin,then transfer it to the pie dish and add the apple mixture.
    • flour (for dusting)
    • pie dish
    • rolling pin

    Sprinkle flour on the work surface and roll out the bottom pie crust into a circle. Wrap it around the rolling pin,then transfer it to the pie dish and add the apple mixture.

  • Step 7/9

    Roll the second crust into a circle,as well and cut into 10 even strips (using a pizza cutter) that should be arranged in a woven lattice pattern on top of the pie.

    Roll the second crust into a circle,as well and cut into 10 even strips (using a pizza cutter) that should be arranged in a woven lattice pattern on top of the pie.

  • Step 8/9

    Beat together the egg and water and brush the top with the egg mixture.
    • ¼ egg (room temperature, for coating)
    • ¼ tbsp water
    • pastry brush

    Beat together the egg and water and brush the top with the egg mixture.

  • Step 9/9

    Bake at 220°C for 15 minutes,then reduce the heat to 180°C and bake for another 45 minutes. Finally,rest for 1 hour before serving!
    • wire rack

    Bake at 220°C for 15 minutes,then reduce the heat to 180°C and bake for another 45 minutes. Finally,rest for 1 hour before serving!

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