Caramelised apple pie


Caramelised apple pie
Apple pie made with caramelised apples.
224,6014.5/5 for 44 ratings
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Last modified on: September 11th 2018

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Stage 1 - 15 min.
Caramelised apple pie : Photo of step #1
Peel 8 apples, and cut in half across.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
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Remove cores, no matter if the apples break during this operation.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
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Cut each half apple in half again.

Stage 4 - 30 min.
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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.

Stage 5 - 3 min.
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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.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
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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.

Stage 7
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Apples will be caramelized after about 30 minutes.

Stage 8 - 10 min.
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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.

Stage 9 - 3 min.
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With a brush, moisten edge of pastry with cold water.

Stage 10 - 5 min.
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Place the second pastry circle on top.

Stage 11 - 5 min.
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Press all around the edge to seal.

Stage 12 - 3 min.
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If necessary cut round...

Stage 13
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...and trim off any excess.

Stage 14 - 3 min.
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Glaze top.

Stage 15 - 25 min.
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Leave in the fridge while oven preheats to 210°C or 410°F.

Put in the oven for about 25 minutes.

Stage 16
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Watch the coloration: as soon as it looks like the photo, it's done.

Stage 17
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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 classic version, with frangipane or almond cream, check out this other recipe: epiphany galette.

Keeping:

Several days in the fridge, covered by a plastic film.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,376 Kcal or 5,761 Kj26 gr370 gr175 gr
69 %10 %35 %27 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
69 Kcal or 289 Kj1 gr19 gr9 gr
3 %<1 %2 %1 %
Per piece
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,376 Kcal or 5,761 Kj26 gr370 gr175 gr
69 %10 %35 %27 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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This recipe uses (among others)
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Butter cream, Pannacotta and blackcurrant crumble, Macaronade mixture, Little caramelized peach tarts, Dublin fruit scones, ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Fillet of salmon meunière, Pavlova, Du Barry soup, Apple custard tart, Apple Tatin Terrine, ... All
Beaten eggBeaten egg: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Old style brioche, Apple and Blackcurrant Brioche Pies, Rustic chicken and mushroom pie, Chocolate rolls (petits pains), Pecan fruit rolls , ... All
AppleApple: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Toffee apple upside-down cake, Brioche Tatin, Comtoise apple charlotte, Express apple tart, Canadian apple crumble, ... All

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