Homemade Irishstyle Apple & Clove Pie
I been making apple pie since I was ten years old helping my grandmother and my own mum in the kitchen, in some families it's a secret they would not tell any one outside the family.
There is nothing nicer than walking into a traditional Irish kitchen and smelling the wonderful aroma of freshly baking apple pie.
Except that is a slice of apple pie straight out of the oven with a dollop of freshly whipped cream. Hope you like and enjoy...and shooosh!! it's a secret.....
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- 200 g
- selfraising flour
- 100 g
- pinch of salt
- 2 Tbsp
- icing sugar
- 150 g
- 4 Tbsp
- 6 medium
- ordinary eating apples(e.g i used gala irish apples or granny smiths whatever you have)
- 1/4 c
- caster sugar
- 1/2 tsp
- ground clove
- 1 tsp
- egg( with a pinch of salt in it)
- sprinkle of caster sugar for top of apple pie
Once done set aside a prepare the apples.
Mix together the ground cloves with the sugar ,add to the pan with apples .
Cook the apples until they are soft, remove from heat.
Moistening the edges with the egg glaze to seal the lid.
With a rolling pin lightly roll it over the edges of apple pie to trim off the ends.
I always make an apple with two leafs on either side just how I was shown by my Grandmother and my own Mother.
Place the apple pie into a pre-heated oven at 190c/375f for 25 minutes, until the pastry is golden.