zoom Apple pie with almond & apricot

    Save to your scrapbook

    Apple pie with almond & apricot

    This will be saved to your scrapbook

    You can also add it to one of your existing cookbooks


      Email this recipe to a friend

      Send a link to this recipe to a friend or your own e-mail address as a reminder

      * mandatory

    Apple pie with almond & apricot

    • Preparation time: 30 minutes plus 30 minutes chilling time
    • Cooking time: 30 minutes to 35 minutes
    • Total time: 1 hour 35 minutes 60 minutes 35 minutes

    Serves: 6


    1 kg Bramley apples, peeled, cored and sliced
    100g golden caster sugar
    250g self-raising flour
    1 tsp ground cinnamon
    175g unsalted butter, diced
    1 large Waitrose British Blacktail Free Range Egg, separated
    1 tbsp milk
    2 tbsp apricot jam
    50g ground almonds


    1. Preheat the oven to 200°C, gas mark 6. Place a flat baking sheet inside.

    2. Place the apples and all but 1 tbsp of the sugar in a saucepan with a lid and simmer gently until pulpy (about 10 minutes). Remove from the heat and leave to cool until completely cold.

    3. Place the flour and cinnamon in the bowl of a food processor and pulse together with the butter, add the egg yolk and milk and continue to pulse until it comes together as a ball. Tip out of the bowl and chill, covered in clingfilm in the fridge, for at least 30 minutes.

    4. Divide the pastry into ⅔ and a ⅓, and use the larger piece to line a 23cm round loose bottom tart tin. Don’t worry if the pastry cracks, just patch it up, it will rise in the oven. Spread the base with apricot jam, scatter over the almonds then top with the cooled, cooked apple.

    5. Roll out the final piece of pastry, and use to top the pie, folding over the edges well. Add 2 slits to the top of the pie, before brushing with the beaten egg white and sprinkling with the reserved caster sugar.

    6. Bake in the preheated oven on the hot baking sheet for 30-35 minutes until golden.

    7. Serve the pie warm with Waitrose Seriously Creamy Madagascan Vanilla Custard.

    Your recipe note

    Edit your recipe note


    Average user rating

    4 stars