Traditional Apple Pie Veg
CD DP British
Serve 4 Hot Cold
Vegetarian Dessert Puddings Britain Europe
pinch of Salt
675g/1˝lb Cooking Apples e.g. Bramleys
teasp Ground Cinnamon
teasp Grated Nutmeg
teasp Ground cloves
1. Preheat the
oven to 400F, 200C, Gas mark 6.
2. Sieve the
flour and salt into a bowl and rub in the butter until it resembles fine breadcrumbs. Add enough water to make a firm dough.
3. Peel, core
and thickly slice the apples into a bowl. Add the brown sugar, spices
and sultanas and mix well. Place in a buttered pie dish and sprinkle with 2 tbsp of water.
4. Roll out
the pastry and cover the pie dish, trimming any excess pastry off with a
knife. Decorate the top with leaves or other shapes made out of the pastry trimmings. Brush with the egg yolk and milk mixture,
sprinkle with caster sugar.
5. Cook in the
centre of the oven for 20 minutes. Reduce heat to 350F, 180C, Gas mark
4 and cook for a further 20 minutes.
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