9 Oct 2011

fluffily and succulent ..... apple pie

The right thing for a sunny afternoon in autmn.
The following recipe is for a deep baking tray (40x30 cm).

Ingredients

400   g    flour
  25   g    fresh yeast
170   g    sugar
250   g    softened butter
   2         eggs
200  ml  milk, warm
              pinch of salt
1/2   tsp  cinnamon
500   g    apples
   2 tblsp lemonjuice
  30   g   almonds, sliced


Method

Place flour, yeast, 70 g sugar, 50 g butter, the milk, eggs and a pinch of salt in a food processor and knead for about 5 minutes.
Cover and rest at warm place in your kitchen for 40 minutes.
Line out the baking tray with some baking paper and dispense the dough evenly and let it rest for another 20 minutes.
Put 200 g butter, cinnamon and 70 g sugar in a bowl and whisk until very creamy.
In the meanwhile peel the apples, cut in to halves, remove the core  and slice. Mix the slices in a differnt bowl with the lemon juice.
Fill a piping bag with creamy butter pip little dots close to each other into the dough. Arrange nicely the apples onto the dough and sprinkle over the rest of the sugar and the almonds.
Preheat the oven and bake the pie for about 25-30 minutes at 180°C.










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