apple pie recipe

Apple pie

A sweet treat from the States. This Apple pie is a sure way to get your family about Sunday dinner.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 10


  • 4 Medium cooking apples
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 2 tsp Apple pie blend
  • 2 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 Whisked egg
  • 1 Square of shortcrust pastry big enough to cover your vessel.


  • Preheat oven to 220 degrees celcius.
  • Peel, core and slice the apples.
  • In a large bowl mix together apples, butter, apple pie spice blend and sugar.
  • Lightly grease baking tin, butter works best. Fill the tin with the apple filling and level out flat.
  • Roll shortcrust pastry on top of the pie tin and crimp the edges so it looks all fancy and keeps the heat in.
  • Egg wash the top of the pastry and cut too deep holes in the crust so that steam can escape.
  • Place pie in center of a pre heated oven and cook at 220 for 10- 15 minutes then reduce the temperature to 180.
  • Cook at 180 for 25- 30 minutes until the pastry crust is golden brown.
  • Take out of the oven and leave to cool for 15-20 minutes.
  • Serve with your favourite dessert side, ice cream, custard, cream.
Keyword Apple Pie, Cakes, Pie, sweet dessert

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