Apple Pie by Jade Oh


250gm ~~ Plain Flour
30gm ~~ Self Raising Flour
150gm ~~ Butter
2tbsp ~~ Caster Sugar
2tbsp ~~ Cold Water

4big ~~ Fuji Apples
1tsp ~~ Ground Cinnamon
1/4tsp ~~ Ground Nutmeg
2tbsp ~~ Sugar

1. Preheat the oven to moderate 180°C. To make the pastry , work together the flour, butter n sugar until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Add the water until the mixture come together. Cover n chill for 20 minutes.
2. To make the filling, peel, quarter n core the apples, then cut in cube n place in a pot to cook, add sugar, cinnamon n nutmeg until well mix.
3. On a lightly floured surface, divide the dough in half, roll out a pastry portion 3cm wider than a shallow pie tin, 23 cm(9 inches) across the base. Carefully place the dough into the tin.
4. Add the filling. Roll the remaining dough n place the dough on top, then place the edges together to seal them. Crimp the edges by pinching the pastry between thumb n forefinger into a zigzag design. Cut four steam holes. Brush the top with egg, then bake for 45~55 minutes. Cool the pie on a rack, and serve warm or cold.