Apple pie recipe

  • Serves 8
  • 25 mins to prepare and 35 mins to cook
  • 260 calories / serving
  • Freezable
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Desserts don't get much more classically comforting than apple pie. Serve up a slice of this delicious bake for a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.  

  1. Preheat the oven to gas 5, 190°C, fan 170°C.
  2. Melt the butter in a large, heavy-based saucepan over a medium heat.
  3. Combine the apple, lemon juice and sugar in a large mixing bowl and toss until evenly coated. Add to the melted butter and sauté for 3-4 minutes, tossing occasionally.
  4. Meanwhile, roll the pastry out into a 10 inch round. Transfer to a large, round baking tray and sprinkle the ground almonds in the centre section. Top with the slices of apple, overlapping them in the centre so that you leave the outer 3-4 inches of the pastry untouched. Fold that pastry in and back towards the centre so that it covers the apples; there will be an uncovered circle in the middle with roughly a 4 inch diameter.
  5. Brush the folded over pastry with beaten egg and bake for 25-30 minutes until the pastry is golden brown and cooked. Remove and allow to cool for a few minutes on a wire rack before transferring to a serving plate.

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  • Ingredients

  • 250g (8 3/4oz) Tesco Lighter ready rolled shortcrust pastry
  • a little plain flour, for dusting
  • 1kg (2 1/4lb) Bramley apples, peeled, cored and sliced into thin discs
  • 40g (1 1/2oz) butter
  • 20g (3/4oz) ground almonds
  • 100g (3 1/2oz) soft light brown sugar
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 small egg, beaten
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  • Energy 1085kj 260kcal 13%
  • Fat 12g 17%
  • Saturates 5g 27%
  • Sugars 22g 24%
  • Salt 0.3g 5%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 34.2g Protein 3.2g Fibre 2.3g


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