Total Time
55mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 35 mins

This pie is to die for and is also a great way to get rid of any old apples sitting in the fruit bowl.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 230 degrees C and grease a pie dish.
  2. In a food processor, process butter and flour until fine breadcrumbs form.
  3. Transfer mixture to a large bowl and at salt. With a fork work in the water a tablespoon at a time until the mixture forms a dough and cames away from the sides of the bowl.
  4. Leave dough to rest for 20 minutes in a cool place.
  5. Meanwhile quarter and slice apples and in a separate bowl mix flour, sugar, cinammon and nutmeg.
  6. Take pastry and cut into two unequal pieces. Roll the larger piece out to fill the pie dish.
  7. Sprinkle half the spice mixture on the bottom of the pastry and fill the dish up with apples. Piling them high in the middle.
  8. Sprinkle the remaining spice mixture over the top and sprinkle with a little lemon juice (optional).
  9. Roll out the rest of the pastry and cover the pie pressing down the edges and sealing with a little beaten egg.
  10. Glaze the pie with some more of the egg and cut a slit in the top.
  11. Bake in the pre-heated oven for 10 minutes.
  12. Remove from the oven and glaze a second time. Turn oven down to 180 degrees C and return pie to oven.
  13. Bake for another 25 minutes glazing a third time if you like.
  14. Serve on its own or sith lashings of whipped cream.

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