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Blackberry & apple pie

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  • Serves 4

Use up seasonal fruit and bake up a satisfying blackberry and apple pie. This classic dessert recipe is perfect for an autumnal family treat.

  • Freezable
Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal0
fat0g
saturates0g
carbs0g
sugars0g
fibre0g
protein0g
low insalt0g
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Ingredients

For the pastry

  • 175g plain flour
  • pinch salt
  • 100g butter
  • 25g caster sugar
  • 1 tsp grated lemon zest
  • 1 egg yolk
  • milk , to moisten and glaze

For the filling

  • 300g cooking apple , peeled, cored and sliced (use Bramley's if possible)
  • 225g freshly blackberry
  • caster sugar , to taste

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Sift the flour and salt into a bowl. Cut the butter into small pieces and rub in until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.

  • STEP 2

    Mix in the sugar, lemon zest, egg yolk and a splash of milk to form a dough. Knead the dough lightly.

  • STEP 3

    Spoon the apples and blackberries into a shallow 1.2ltr/900ml dish, then sprinkle over sugar to taste.

  • STEP 4

    Roll out the pastry on a lightly floured surface, large enough to cover the pie. Place the pastry over the filled pie dish, then seal and flute the edges. Glaze the top of the pie with a little milk, then bake for 40-45 mins until golden.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, October 2006

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