Apple pie

History

For many years, this apple pita has been prepared in autumn and winter.

Ingredients

For the crust

  • 250 g butter
  • 2-3 tablespoons water
  • 1 egg
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 500 g flour

For the filling

  • 4-5 grated apples
  • 1 – 1 ½ cup sugar
  • ground cinnamon
  • 150 – 200 g raisins
  • ½ cup rum

Instructions

  1. .Leave the butter to soften at room temperature and then mix it in a bowl with the rest of the ingredients.
  2. Put the dough in refrigerator to cool for 30 min.
  3. Line a pie plate with 2/3 of the dough.
  4. Preheat oven to 200º C, cover it with baking paper and bake for 20 min.
  5. Then turn down the oven to 180º C, remove the paper and bake for another 15 min.
  6. Mix the raisins with the rum and heat them up to soften.
  7. In a bowl mix sugar, raisins, cinnamon, and apples.
  8. With the rest of the dough form a lid for the pie.
  9. Pour the apple mixture onto the baked crust, cover with the lid.
  10. Make star shaped cuttings in the middle of the pie.
  11. Beat one egg yolk and brush pastry over pastry.
  12. Bake 45 – 60 min.

Renewal

Whole wheat flour can be used instead of white flour. In the past, the cake was made with lard, now you can use sunflower oil.

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