Apple Pie

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Yields1 Serving

 250g plain flour
 125g butter ( or marg)
 50g caster sugar
 1 egg yolk
 Cold water to bind
 About 5 eating apples ( Braeburn or coxs are good )
 1 cooking Apple
 Juice and zest of half a lemon
 1 tblspn cinnamon
 Handful of raisins ( optional )
 3 tblspns Demerara sugar
 Beaten egg to glaze
 Caster sugar to sprinkle

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Sift the flour into a bowl

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Add the sugar

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Add the butter and rub together to form a breadcrumb like texture

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Add the egg yolk and mix

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Add enough cold water to form a dough

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Knead lightly

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Wrap in clingfilm and chill for at least 30 minutes

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Peel and slice your apples

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Put in a large bowl add the raisins of using

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Add the lemon juice and zest

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Then the sugar and cinnamon

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Mix well to combine

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Put in a large saucepan and let simmer until the apples soften slightly

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When cooked remove from heat and allow to cool completely

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Divide pastry into 2

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Roll out one half on a floured surface and line a greased pie dish

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Fill with the apple mix

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Roll out the top

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Cover the apples with the pastry and seal , make a slit in the top of the pastry

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Brush with the beaten egg , decorate with pastry leaves of liked

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Sprinkle on a little caster sugar

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Bake in a hot oven 180C for about 30-45 minutes until golden brown

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Serve with custard , cream or ice cream ( or even all 3 lol )

Ingredients

 250g plain flour
 125g butter ( or marg)
 50g caster sugar
 1 egg yolk
 Cold water to bind
 About 5 eating apples ( Braeburn or coxs are good )
 1 cooking Apple
 Juice and zest of half a lemon
 1 tblspn cinnamon
 Handful of raisins ( optional )
 3 tblspns Demerara sugar
 Beaten egg to glaze
 Caster sugar to sprinkle

Directions

1

Sift the flour into a bowl

2
3
4

Add the sugar

5
6
7

Add the butter and rub together to form a breadcrumb like texture

8
9
10

Add the egg yolk and mix

11
12
13

Add enough cold water to form a dough

14
15
16

Knead lightly

17
18
19

Wrap in clingfilm and chill for at least 30 minutes

20
21

Peel and slice your apples

22
23
24

Put in a large bowl add the raisins of using

25
26
27

Add the lemon juice and zest

28
29
30

Then the sugar and cinnamon

31
32
33

Mix well to combine

34
35
36

Put in a large saucepan and let simmer until the apples soften slightly

37
38
39

When cooked remove from heat and allow to cool completely

40
41
42

Divide pastry into 2

43
44
45

Roll out one half on a floured surface and line a greased pie dish

46
47

Fill with the apple mix

48
49
50

Roll out the top

51
52
53

Cover the apples with the pastry and seal , make a slit in the top of the pastry

54
55
56

Brush with the beaten egg , decorate with pastry leaves of liked

57
58
59

Sprinkle on a little caster sugar

60
61
62

Bake in a hot oven 180C for about 30-45 minutes until golden brown

63
64
65

Serve with custard , cream or ice cream ( or even all 3 lol )

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