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Apple Pie

Apple pie doesn't get any easier than this! It's delicious, easy, quick, and utterly more-ish! Served with cream, ice cream, custard, or just as it is straight from the oven, this pie will have you coming back for more every time!
Whilst the recipe is for 1 family sized pie, it can also easily be made into 6 smaller pies, for that individual touch.
Course Afternoon Tea, Baking, Dessert, Lunch, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine American, Australian, British, Comfort, European, French, German, Greek, Jewish, World
Keyword apple, autumn, baking, best, bked, comfort, dessert, easy, fall, oven, pie
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 1 Pie

Equipment

  • Mixing bowls
  • Chopping board
  • Peeler
  • Knife
  • Skillet or heavy-based frying pan
  • Wooden spoons/stirrers
  • Rolling Pin
  • Pie plate
  • Food processor
  • pastry brush

Ingredients

Base

  • 300 gr All Purpose flour (2 cups)
  • 115 gr Caster Sugar (½ cup)
  • 200 grams Unsalted butter (¾ cup) softened
  • 2 tbsp Greek Yoghurt

Filling

  • 4 lrg 'Granny Smith' apples (sharp cooking apples) cut/cubed
  • 60 gr Unsalted butter (2 tbsp, heaped)
  • 115 gr Caster sugar (½ cup)
  • 1 Tbsp Ground cinnamon

Instructions

  • Pre-heat the oven to 180˚C.
  • Combine crust ingredients, either by hand; cutting the yoghurt and butter into the flour, or in a food processor all together.
  • Rest in fridge for 20mins
  • Melt the butter, and add the sugar to caramelise.
  • Add the apples, coating with the butter/sugar mix, cook until golden in colour.
  • Grease a pie plate, roll out and line the pie plate with the pastry, save the off-cuts for latticing.
  • Place the pie filling in the pastry case.
  • Cut lines of pastry and criss-cross across the pie top.