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Monday, December 20, 2010

Apple Pie Recipe

Here is the recipe for Petunia's Apple Pie.

Ingredients for Pastry
250g self-raising flour
250g plain flour
500g butter
1 egg
2 tablespoons white sugar
Some milk (ermmm... I kinda put enough to make a rather dry-ish dough)

(1) Mix 2 types of flour together in mixing bowl. Cut butter into small cubes and rub into the flour. Rub until flour resembles coarse sand. Add 2 tablespoons of sugar and mix well.
(2) Make a well. Crack egg into the middle and mix with a wooden spoon. Add enough milk to make a dry-ish dough.
(3) This dough cannot be rolled out. Put HALF the lump of dough into a tart pan and press it into shape.

Ingredients for Apple Filling
8 small apples cut into cubes
1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
1ooml water
1 tablespoon plain flour
1 flat tablespoon white sugar
1 small pat of butter

(1) Dissolve sugar into 100ml water. Mix in 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder and 1 tablespoon of plain flour.
(2) Microwave apples with 5 tablespoons of water, until soft. Melt the butter in a wok. Throw in the cooked apple. Stir fry briskly.
(3) Add water-cinnamon-sugar-flour solution. Stir fry till apple is coated with stickiness.

Assembly, Decoration and Baking
(1) Pour apple filling into tart pan on top of the dough you earlier pressed in.
(2) Break pieces off the other HALF lump. Roll between hands into long ropes. Lay these over the apple filling in criss-cross forming a sort of net.
(3) Bake at 175 Degrees Celsius for 30 to 40 minutes.


Blur Ting said...

Just in time! I bought a bag of rosy red apples that were so sour, nobody wanted to eat them. I was thinking of making an apple pie but the recipes out there frightened me. Yours look very manageable. I think I'll make it for a christmas party i am attending.

Malar said...

As what Ting wrote, Your apple pie recipe looks so easy and yummy too! err....the pie crust is hard or the soft type?

petunialee said...

Ting - Lemme know how it turns out yeah?

petunialee said...

Malar - It's the crumbly butter cookie or pineapple tart sort of crust.

Wen-ai said...

wooo, your apple pie looks really good and recipe seems easy enough. It's better to eat the apple pie warm rite? Question: how big is your pie tin? Wana get a feel of the dimension. Thanks!

petunialee said...

Wen-ai: Sorry I took so long to reply. I used a 12 in inch tart pan.