Cooking & Baking

Traditional Dutch Apple Pie

And after picking all those apples, one makes an apple pie obviously. This is the recipe for a traditional Dutch apple pie. You can serve it hot or cold with whipped cream or with ice cream. Enjoy!

Traditional Dutch Apple Pie

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Serves: 10 pieces Cooking Time: 2 hours

Ingredients

  • 10 Jonagold apples
  • 2 el ground cinnamon
  • 250 gr unsalted butter
  • 200 gr white sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 8 gr vanilla sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 400 gr self-raising flour

Instructions

1

Preheat the oven to 180 °C.

2

Line the bottom of a spring form pan with baking paper and grease the edges with butter.

3

Peel the apples, remove the cores and cut them into tin slices. Add the cinnamon and stir well. Set aside.

4

Beat butter (room temperature), sugar, vanilla sugar and salt with a mixer to a fluffy batter.

5

Add half of the egg and mix to an even batter. Add the baking flour and beat until it forms a sturdy dough.

6

Cover the bottom and side of spring form pan with half of the dough. You'll need a rolling pin for this to flatten the dough.

7

Add all of the apple slices into the spring form pan.

8

Dust a flat surface with flour and roll out the remains of the dough, about ½ cm thick.

9

Cut out 8 strips of 1 ½ cm wide. Lay the dough strips in a checkered pattern over the apple filling.

10

Whisk the remaining egg and brush over the dough strips.

11

Bake the pie for 1 ½ hours in the middle of the oven.

Notes

You can make the apple pie 1 day in advance. Keep it covered in the refrigerator.

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