Apple Pie

Apple Pie

1 hour and 30 minutes
6 Serves

Everyone knows and loves apple pie. Piping hot, juicy, lightly spiced stewed apple encased in wholesome crisp pastry. Cool your tongue with a mouthful of luscious white wine.




  • 2 sheets of sweet short pastry
  • 4\u00bd cups granny smith apples, peeled cored and sliced
  • 50 mls fresh lemon juice
  • \u00bc cup white sugar
  • 1\/3 cup raw sugar
  • 1\/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 cloves
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1 egg


  1. Mix the apples, lemon juice, sugars, salt, cinnamon and cloves in a mixing bowl. Seat aside for \u00bd an hour.
  2. Strain apples, reserving liquid.
  3. Grease a large pie dish with butter and line with sweet short pastry. Put the apples into the pastry.
  4. Put the reserved juices in a saucepan, bring to boil and simmer until the mixture reduces to a syrup.
  5. Add butter and melt.
  6. Pour mixture over apple slices in the pastry.
  7. Top off the pie with the second sheet of pastry, crimp edges together.
  8. Brush top of pie with beaten egg.
  9. Put into a 190\u00ba oven for an hour or until juices bubble and apples and the crust turns golden brown.