Ingredients:

  • 250g cold butter, cut into small pieces
  • 100g sugar
  • 450-500 gr flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 sachet baking powder + lemon juice
  • lemon zest
  • salt

  • Filling
  • 1.5 to 2 kilograme apples, peeled and grated
  • 2-3 tablespoons of sugar for the apples
  • cinnamon

Method:

Combine flour, salt, and sugar and add butter - mix with your hands until mixture resembles coarse meal, with pea size pieces of butter. Add the rest of the ingredients.

Gently shape the dough, wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 min.

As you roll out the dough, check if the dough is sticking to the surface below. If necessary, add a few sprinkles of flour under the dough to keep the dough from sticking.

Gently press the pie dough down so that it lines the bottom and sides of the pie plate.

Add filling to the pie.

For the top of the pie you can cut some pieces of dough or cover all the pie.

A lovely coating for a pie can be achieved with a simple egg wash.

1 Tbsp heavy cream, half and half, or milk

1 large egg yolk

Beat the egg yolk with cream and brush on the surface of the pie with a pastry brush.

From this ingredients i made 2 large sized pies.

Difficulty: Easy

Apple pie is one of the most beloved pies that there are, especially since it consists of apples which is a healthy vegetable together with some sugar and dough in order to put a sweet taste to it.