400gram - 600gram tinned apple
- or stew 5 - 6 Granny Smith or Braeburn apples
250 grams of very soft butter
¾ of a cup of caster sugar
the grated rind of an orange or lemon.
1 teaspoon of vanilla essence
2 ½ cups of flour
2 ½ teaspoons of baking powder
Pre heat the oven to
190 degrees Celsius.
Process the butter, sugar and egg until the mixture is creamy. Mix in
the rind and essence. Add
the flour and baking powder and mix it all together until it forms
Grease a cake tin and press 2/3 of the pastry into the base and up
the sides of tin. Spread the apple filling over the base.
Place remaining 1/3 of pastry on top. Cook the apple pie for
Leave it to cool a little before serving with cream or ice