Apple and cinnamon pie

Apple and cinnamon pie
 
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 45 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Serves 6
Calories per serving: 387 (excluding ice-cream)
Cost per serving: £ 0.30p
 

 Ingredients:

Apple and cinnamon pie

900g apples

200g plain flour

140 g butter

80g golden granulated sugar

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder

Method:

Add the flour and room temperature butter into a bowl and crumb the butter into small pieces using a sprinkle motion to blend the butter into the flour until it has reached a fine grain like texture

Apple and cinnamon pie

The dry mixture should be form enough to stick together when pressure applied but will still crumble when rubbed.

Apple and cinnamon pie

Add about 4-5 dessert spoons of water and mix into a dough which is neither too dry which will crack or too wet which will be sticky to the touch.

Apple and cinnamon pie

Wrap dough into clingfilm and place in fridge for 15 minutes.

While the dough is chilling peel and chop the apples and add to pan with the cinnamon and 40g of sugar. Bring to the boil and simmer for 15 minutes or until the apples begin to soften. When part cooked remove from heat and drain. When cooled add the rest of the sugar. to the apples.

Remove dough from fridge and place two thirds of onto a lightly floured surface and roll out thinly. Use a round object like a cup to make discs the size of your tin.

Apple and cinnamon pie

Press the discs into lightly greased tin and then add the apple mixture leaving a gap at the top for the lids.

Apple and cinnamon pie

Use the last third of the dough to make the lids and press firmly onto the bases, sprinkle a little sugar onto the tops for a nice crunchy finish

Apple and cinnamon pie

Place into a preheated oven at 180 degrees or gas mark 4 for 45 minutes or until browned.

Food Hacks

Freeze for an on hand tasty treat.

Served warm with ice-cream is great dessert your friends will love.

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About the Author

The Wooden Chef

Hi, My name is Lee and I am crazy about food. I love to cook and create great food for less. I hope you enjoy my blog, if so thank you. If you really enjoy it please also let people know and if there is anything you would like me to make please also let me know

2 Comments

The Wooden Chef

Thanks for the comment, it’s so easy and makes for a super yummy dessert at any time of the year and is so crazy cheap to make too, hope you enjoy it!

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