Sunday, September 23, 2012

Apple Pie Recipe

2 green apples
1 cup all purpose flour
60 gm Amul butter frozen and cut into cubes
1/2 cup caster sugar
3tsp ground cinnamon
1tsp lime juice
Pinch of salt
Chilled water

1. Sieve the all purpose flour and add a pinch of salt.
2. Make a crumble mixture by mixing butter cubes with the flour mixture.
The flour and butter mixture 

3. Add chilled water as required to make a dough.
4. Allow the dough to rest for 5 minutes.
5. Divide the dough into 2 halves . Roll one half of the dough into a circle.
6. Pre heat the oven at 180 degree C.
7. Grease the baking dish by adding a little butter.
8. Cover the baking dish with the dough and blind bake for 15 minutes at 180 degree C.
Dough rolled in the baking dish

Blind baking the dough 

9. Peel and slice the apples. Mix sugar, cinnamon powder and lime juice.

10. Now roll the other half of the dough into a circular shape.
11. Place the sliced apples mixture in the baking dish. Cover the apple mixture with rolled dough.
12. Create some openings in the pie for the steam to release out.
Pie ready to gain in the oven

13. Put the apple pie back in the oven at 180 degree C for 15 mins or until the upper crust is brown.
14. Enjoy the hot apple pie.
Apple Pie 

Tip - Use green apples  as they are firm and give a nice tangy taste.

If you don't want to make pie you can also make apple crumble. Put the apple mixture in the baking dish and cover the flour crumble mixture over the apples and bake in the oven .