Apple Pie

Swathi suggested that we bake apple pie  as the  Baking Partners challenge for January and one of the suggested recipes was from As i wanted an eggless version, have modifies a little
All purpose flour  1 3/4 cup
Cold butter             3/4 cup
Sugar                       2 tbsp
Salt                          a pinch
Cold water            as necessary
Granny smith apples   8
Butter                         3 tbsp
Sugar                           1/2 cup
cinnamon powder     1/4 tsp
Clove powder             1/4 tsp
Juice of 1 lemon

Cut the cold butter into cubes
Mix the flor ,sugar amd salt to gether
Mix in the cold butter  and it will resemble crumbs
Now add just enough cold water and knead. Do not make it smooth dough. Wrap it in cling wrap and refrigerate
Peel and core the apples
Heat a pan with butter and sugar
When the butter has melted add the cut apples, cinnamon ,sugar and clove powder
Let it cook for 10 minutes till it becomes soft. Switch off the fire and let it cool
TO assemble the pie
Grease the 9" pie mould
Roll out 3/4 of the dough into a circle not very thin
Line it inside the pie dish
Prick it all over with a fork
Now add the apple filling into this
Roll out the remaining dough. Cut into thin strips
Arrange these strips as lattice on the filled pie covering it
Brush it with milk
Preheat the oven to 180C
Bake the pie for 45 minutes
Let it cool
Slice it and serve!!!
Linking this to Baking Partners


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