200g plain flour
75g unsalted butter
pinch of salt
2 1/2 tbsp cold water
5 large apples, peeled and sliced
250g apple purée
Put the flour into a mixing bowl, cut the butter into small chunks, rub into the flour using your fingertips making a breadcrumb consistency. Add the cold water and mix, gather together all the mixture and make a firm dough, the sides of the bowl should be clean and the dough should not be sticky. Leave the pastry in a cool place for around 15 mins.
Take the dough out of the fridge (or wherever you have left it) sprinkle the surface with flour place dough in the middle and start rolling, roll untill around a cm thick and it is large enough for your dish. place into the dish and trim edges remembering that the dough will shrink when cooked.
Pour the purée until the pastry is half filled, place the pieces of apple on top of the puree going round in circles until completely covered. Place into oven for 15 mins or until the pastry is a golden brown.
Pairs Well With
We have an apple tree just in front of our house so last year I picked alot of apples and this is one of my favourites.