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I love Apple pie actually I love all baked fruit desserts and specially baked apples… a fruit which I really don’t enjoy eating too much just like that but bake it and bingo a brilliant dessert…

I usually make apple pie with the standard pie/tart base but sometime back I tasted an apple pie with a puff pastry base and it was yummmm so I decided to backtrack the ingredients in my head and give it a try and I am so glad I tried because the result was really really good and the whole thing got over in less than half a day ๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜€

And now that u are probably tempted enough to take a bite into it, here is how to make it ๐Ÿ™‚

What I used

For the base

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

For the filling

  • Apple – 2 big sized, I used granny smith, u can use any but I personally like granny smith the most in dessert it balances the sweetness with adding a twist of sourness
  • Sugar – 40 gm
  • Cinnamon – 1/2 tsp
  • Raisin – 50 gm
  • Cake crumbs – 40 gm (if u dont have cake crumbs at home, u can use oats or cornflakes also)
  • Cornflour – 10 gm
  • Water – 15 ml

How I made it

  • Mix maida, milk powder, butter, yeastย  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 margarine 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 ยผ folding inside making it look like an open book and then finally keep one on top of another.
  • Spread the margarine 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 margarine 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