Rustic Apple Pie

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • one hour and 40 minutes
  • 6 servings

In order to get this rustic pie done, you first have to prepare your own dough. You’ll use it to wrap the apple and apricot filling. This one you’ll be making with apricot jam and cinnamon sugar-coated apple slices. What a delight!

Ingredients

1 pound flour
5 tablespoons of sugar
salt
7 ounces of butter
½ cup water
3 apples, sliced
1 tablespoon cinnamon
1 tablespoon apricot jam
1 whisked yolk

Steps

  1. Add the flour, 2 tablespoons of sugar, some salt, and the butter to the dough mixer bowl and start mixing. Add the water in the process. Mix until you have a dough.
  2. Wrap the dough in plastic and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  3. Add the sliced apples to a bowl. Add the remaining sugar and the cinnamon to another, smaller bowl and mix them. Pour this mixture over the apples, mix until they’re evenly coated, then set them aside.
  4. Flatten the dough using a rolling pin and transfer it to a 9-inch tart pan. Poke holes in it with a fork.
  5. Spread the apricot jam over the dough. Add the coated apples grouping them more towards the middle part of the dough.
  6. Fold the dough’s edges inwards partially covering the apples. Coat the folded parts of the dough with the whisked yolk.
  7. Bake for 45 minutes at 360⁰F/180⁰C.

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