The Ultimate Apple Pie Recipe

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The Ultimate Apple Pie
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  • 100 g butter
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • lemon juice (optional)


  1. Pre-heat oven to 230 degrees C and grease a pie dish.
  2. In a food processor, process butter and flour until fine breadcrumbs form.
  3. Transfer mixture to a large bowl and at salt. With a fork work in the water a tablespoon at a time until the mixture forms a dough and cames away from the sides of the bowl.
  4. Leave dough to rest for 20 minutes in a cool place.
  5. Meanwhile quarter and slice apples and in a separate bowl mix flour, sugar, cinammon and nutmeg.
  6. Take pastry and cut into two unequal pieces. Roll the larger piece out to fill the pie dish.
  7. Sprinkle half the spice mixture on the bottom of the pastry and fill the dish up with apples. Piling them high in the middle.
  8. Sprinkle the remaining spice mixture over the top and sprinkle with a little lemon juice (optional).
  9. Roll out the rest of the pastry and cover the pie pressing down the edges and sealing with a little beaten egg.
  10. Glaze the pie with some more of the egg and cut a slit in the top.
  11. Bake in the pre-heated oven for 10 minutes.
  12. Remove from the oven and glaze a second time. Turn oven down to 180 degrees C and return pie to oven.
  13. Bake for another 25 minutes glazing a third time if you like.
  14. Serve on its own or sith lashings of whipped cream.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 219.34 Kcal (918 kJ)
Calories from fat 103.91 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.55g 18%
Cholesterol 37.87mg 13%
Sodium 448.84mg 19%
Potassium 125.87mg 3%
Total Carbs 27.72g 9%
Sugars 9.88g 40%
Dietary Fiber 3.29g 13%
Protein 2.52g 5%
Vitamin C 4mg 7%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 3%
Iron 1mg 6%
Calcium 56.3mg 6%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 174.52 Kcal (731 kJ)
Calories from fat 82.68 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.19g 18%
Cholesterol 30.13mg 13%
Sodium 357.11mg 19%
Potassium 100.15mg 3%
Total Carbs 22.06g 9%
Sugars 7.86g 40%
Dietary Fiber 2.62g 13%
Protein 2g 5%
Vitamin C 3.2mg 7%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 3%
Iron 0.8mg 6%
Calcium 44.8mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 4.7
  • 6

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • good source of fiber

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