Caramelised apple pie

Step by step recipe:

  1. 15 min.Caramelised apple pie : Photo of step #1
    Peel 8 apples, and cut in half across.
  2. 5 min.Caramelised apple pie : Photo of step #2
    Remove cores, no matter if the apples break during this operation.
  3. 5 min.Caramelised apple pie : Photo of step #3
    Cut each half apple in half again.
  4. 30 min.Caramelised apple pie : Photo of step #4
    Melt 30 g butter in a large pan or frying pan. Then sprinkle with 50 g caster sugar and put apples on top. Allow to caramelise on low heat.
  5. 3 min.Caramelised apple pie : Photo of step #5
    Meanwhile, spread out the first circle of puff patry (this will be the pie base), prick it with a fork or a pique-vite. Put back in the fridge.
  6. 3 min.Caramelised apple pie : Photo of step #6
    Spead out the second puff pastry circle (pie lid) and make a small hole in the centre to allow steam to escape during cooking (the "chimney").

    Put back in the fridge.
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    Apples will be caramelized after about 30 minutes.
  8. 10 min.Caramelised apple pie : Photo of step #8
    Take out the pie base, place on work surface and spread the apples over, caramel side upwards and packed well towards the centre, to within about 1 cm - ½ inch of edge.
  9. 3 min.Caramelised apple pie : Photo of step #9
    With a brush, moisten edge of pastry with cold water.
  10. 5 min.Caramelised apple pie : Photo of step #10
    Place the second pastry circle on top.
  11. 5 min.Caramelised apple pie : Photo of step #11
    Press all around the edge to seal.
  12. 3 min.Caramelised apple pie : Photo of step #12
    If necessary cut round...
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    ...and trim off any excess.
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    Glaze top with beaten egg-yolk.
  15. 25 min.Caramelised apple pie : Photo of step #15
    Leave in the fridge while oven preheats to 210°C or 410°F.

    Put in the oven for about 25 minutes.
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    Watch the coloration: as soon as it looks like the photo, it's done.
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    Serve warm if possible.

Remarks:

You might find it easier to glaze with beaten egg-yolk just after cutting the "chimney".

If you prefer the classical version, check out this other recipe: epiphany galette.

Source:

Home made

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