Apple and Date Pie Recipe
A warm delight. Pie made with a gooey apple and dates filling.
- Total Cook Time1 hr
- Cook Time1 hr
Ingredients of Apple and Date Pie
- 250 gm flour
- 125 gm diced chilled butter
- 2 egg yolks
- 2-3 Tbsp water
- For the Filling:
- 750 gm apples - peeled, cored and diced
- 1 tsp butter grated rind
- 2 limes
- 5 gm chopped, seeded dates
- 3-4 Tbsp sugar
- For the Glaze:
- 2 egg whites, beaten
- 1 Tbsp castor sugar
How to Make Apple and Date PieHideShow Media
For the Pastry:
Sieve flour into a bowl.
Rub in butter until mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
Bind with yolks and water.
Knead lightly until smooth.
Cover and chill for 30 minutes.
For the Filling:
Soften apples in butter with rind and dates.
Stir in sugar. Cool.
Divide pastry in half.
Roll out half to line an 8" pie plate.
Fill with apple mixture.
Moisten edge with a little water.
Roll out remaining pastry and use to cover pie. Chill.
Glaze with beaten egg and sugar.
Bake at 190 degrees C for 20-25 minutes until golden in color.
Serve with cream.