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Apple Pie With a Twist

This apple pie is made with a puff pastry base and filled with some yummy apple filling! Must try if you are looking for an unique dessert option! 
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, british


For the base

  • 250 gm Flour
  • 150 ml Water
  • 5 gm Yeast fresh dry . 2.5 gms
  • 5 gm Salt
  • 10 gm Sugar
  • 2.5 gm Milk Powder
  • 10 gm Butter
  • 85 gm butter for laminating

For the filling

  • 2 Apple big sized
  • 40 gm Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 50 gm Raisin
  • 40 gm Cake crumbs (if u dont have cake crumbs at home, u can use oats or cornflakes also)
  • 10 gm Cornflour
  • 15 ml Water


  • Mix maida, milk powder, butter, yeast¬† and water to make smooth dough. Knead well for about 5-10 minutes.
  • Leave covered with a damp cloth for rising for about 30 mins.
  • Roll the dough into a thin rectangular sheet.
  • Divide the butter into two parts - fom the first part take out a little and keep aside and spread the rest evenly on the sheet. Remember to spread it evenly and not tear the sheet.
  • Make four markings on the sheet make four folds. The corner two 1/4 folding inside making it look like an open book and then finally keep one on top of another.
  • Spread the butter that u kept aside on the top again. Take extreme care as the chances of tearing are very high when u are reapplying. Fold it in the same method again.
  • Wrap in a dusted butter paper and keep in fridge for 30-45 mins
  • Repeat the above process of lamination i.e. sheet spread the second half of the butter and fold
  • Wrap in a dusted butter paper and keep in fridge for 30-45 mins
  • Grease and dust the pie mould
  • Keeping aside about 1/4 of the dough, roll out the remaining dough into a circle of ur pie mould size and then place it in ur pie mould covering all sides well. Use a knife to cut the extra dough from the top
  • Poke the base of the pie with a fork a little
  • Keep aside in the fridge for about 10 minutes till u get the filling ready
  • Dice the apples in small cubes, the smaller the better as u will be able to put more filling in the pie then
  • Mix all the other filling ingredients and mix well
  • Dissolve the cornflour and water mixture and mix with the filling
  • Spread the filling evenly in the pie mould.
  • With the dough that u kept seperately make some shapes or simple simple striped and cover the top of the pie.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 200C for about 15-20 mins
  • Serve warm... yummm


PS: I typed it on Friday and thought I have posted it but now when I came to write another post it was right here in the drafts sigh.
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