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APPLE PIE

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Author: Ashika | Gardening Foodie

Ingredients

FOR THE CRUST:

  • ½ cup /125g butter or margarine
  • ½ cup / 100g caster sugar
  • ¼ cup / 60 ml buttermilk or 1 teaspoon / 5 ml lemon juice mixed into ¼ cup of milk
  • 2 cups / 240g cake flour / all purpose flour
  • 1 level teaspoon / 4 grams baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon / 2 ml salt

FOR THE FILLING:

  • 385 g canned pie apples or about 8 peeled cored and chopped medium apples
  • ½ cup / 100g sugar
  • ¼ cup / 60 ml raisins and cranberries or just use raisins
  • 1 teaspoon/ 5 ml ground cinnamon
  • 4 teaspoons / 20 ml lemon juice

Instructions

FOR THE CRUST:

  • Start by making the pastry by creaming the sugar and margarine.
  • Add the buttermilk and beat well until light and creamy.
  • Sift in the flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Knead lightly to form a soft dough. Place in the fridge or freezer for about 10 minutes.

FOR THE FILLING:

  • For the filling, combine the apples, sugar, raisins, cinnamon and lemon juice in a pot and
  • simmer on medium heat for 10 minutes.
  • Press half the pastry into a greased ovenproof pie dish and spoon in the filling.
  • Either grate the remaining pastry over the pie or cut the pastry into strips and place decoratively
  • Bake at 160° C / 320° F for about 20 minutes. SEE NOTE 1

Notes

1.Cover loosely with foil if you find that the top is browning too quickly before it is baked

Nutrition

Serving: 0g | Carbohydrates: 0g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 0mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 0g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg