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Apple pie

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Alexandra M

Community Member

Difficulty

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

Ingredients

Servings:-8+
313 g flour
flour (for dusting)
½ tbsp sugar
½ tsp sea salt
227 g unsalted butter (diced)
89 ml water (cold)
1 kg Granny Smith apple
1½ tsp ground cinnamon
110 g unsalted butter
23 g flour
60 ml water
200 g sugar
egg (room temperature, for coating)
1 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

    • 313 g flour
    • ½ tbsp sugar
    • ½ tsp sea salt
    • 227 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)
    • 89 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.
    • 110 g unsalted butter
    • 23 g flour
    • 60 ml water
    • 200 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.
    • 1 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.
    • 1½ 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.
    • egg (room temperature, for coating)
    • 1 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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