apple pie
Preparation Difficulty
45 minutes ★✩✩✩✩

Appropriate for 4 servings

Ingredients

For the pastry

  • 1 cup of pastry flour
  • 1/2 cup frozen butter
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 4 tablespoons ice water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

For the apples

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 3-4 apples, cored and cut into 6 pieces each

Preparation

For the pastry

  1. Mix the flour, the sugar and the salt into a bowl.
  2. Grate in the frozen butter.
  3. Blend gently with your fingers.
  4. Add the ice water 1 tablespoon at a time.
  5. Pat the mixture into a flat disc and put it in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.

For the apples

  1. Melt the butter in an ovenproof skillet and add the sugar.
  2. Swirl the pan until the sugar is dissolved and caramelized.
  3. Add the apple slices into a pattern you like and cook until they become brown and soft.

Now let’s get them together…

  1. Preheat the oven to 375° Fahrenheit (190° Celsius).
  2. Roll the pastry into a 10-inch round, put it over the apples in the skillet and tuck the edges around the apples.
  3. Bake for about 30 minutes until the color of the pastry gets golden
  4. Turn upside-down onto a serving platter while it is still warm and serve after it cools off.

The Apple Pie is one of the most often-made pies in the world. It can be made in many variations, but they all come down to apples after all. Some are made by adding pecans and others are meant to be served with ice-cream depending on the cook’s preferences.

A glass of a late harvest Gewurztraminer would be a great choice to accompany a piece of apple pie.

Why don’t you check the above Apple Pie recipe and decide if it’s the one that suits you?

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Hello, my name is Anastasia and I will be your host for this blog. I am a dedicated fan of Jane Austen’s writing, I love travelling, dinner with friends and I believe that there is nothing better to accompany those precious moments than a glass of perfect wine.