Irish apple pie
- 225 grams Flour
- 1 gram Baking powder
- 110 grams Butter cubes
- 130 grams Sugar
- 1 Egg lightly beaten
- 75 ml Milk
- 2 Apple sweet
- Preheat oven to 180°C or 356°F
- Sieve the flour and the baking powder together into a mixing bowl.
- Use your finger tips to rub the cubes of cold butter into the flour to create a crumbly dough.
- Add 90g of the sugar and mix in loosely.
- Create a well in the centre of the dough. Pour the milk and the beaten egg in the well.
- Mix to form a soft and elastic dough.
- Divide the dough into two equal-sized pieces.
- Roll out one ball of dough and cover a pie dish with a diameter of 24cm or 9,5 inch.
- Peel the apples, cut them into quarters, and remove the core.
- Chop the apples into 1x1cm cubes.
- Divide the apples equally over the rolled out sheet of dough, but keep an edge of 2cm or 0,8 inch free.
- Sprinkle 35g of the sugar over the apples.
- Roll out the rest of the dough and place over the apples.
- Lightly press down the edges.
- Cut a small cross at the top of the pie.
- Brush a little water over the pie and sprinkle over the other 5g of sugar.
- Bake the pie in an oven at 180°C for 30-40 minutes.