Apple Pie By vidhirc
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an easy and tasty recipe to recreate the magical and popular apple pie by filling the apple puree in baked tarts and serving it with whipped cream over the top.
- Put the flour into a mixing bowl and add salt (optional).
- Cut the margarine into small pieces and rub into the flour with your finger-tips, until it resembles bread crumbs.
- Add the water, a little at a time and form into a dough.
- Do not make it too sticky.
- It is better if you can let it stand for half an hour in the fridge before using.
- While the pastry sits in the fridge, wash core and slice the apples.
- If you like your pie filling firm, leave them alone. if you like a soft filling, cook them in 1 tablespoon of water for 5 to 10 minutes.
- Lightly grease or oil an 8 inch pie dish. take half the pastry and roll out thinly on a floured surface, line the bottom of the dish.
- Cut off the excess and keep to one side.
- Put the apples on the bottom crust and sprinkle with sugar and cloves.
- Turn on the oven to preheat to gas mark 5, 190°c, 375°f.
- Roll out the rest of the pastry and cover the apples.
- Trim round and pinch the edges together.
- Use the trimmings to make leaf shapes (or the silhouette of your favourite film star) to decorate the top.
- Brush with oil if you want a golden pastry top.
- Finally cut a small slit in the top to allow the steam to escape.
- Bake for about 30 minutes until go.
This recipe was contributed by vidhirc on 22 Jun 2005
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