Kanpei Homemade Apple Pie

Kanpei Apple Pie

Ingredients:

  • 1200 g Low gluten flour or soft flour
  • 600 g Butter
  • 600 g Sugar
  • 3 nos Eggs
  • 150 ml Cold milk

Apple Filling:

  • 1.1 kg apples (about 6 large), peeled, cored, and sliced 1/4 inch thick (about 8 cups sliced and about 900 grams sliced)
  • 1/4 cup (50 grams) granulated white sugar
  • 1/4 cup (55 grams) light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons (28 grams) unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon (15 grams) cornstarch (corn flour)

Method:

Dough

  1. Beat butter and sugar until creamy, slowly add the cold milk, eggs and flour.
  2. Beat just until all the ingredients are mixed well, do not over beat.
  3. Let it rest for at least 30 minutes before rolling.

For the filling

  1. In a sauce pan, melt the butter and add in sugar and apple.
  2. Stir the sugar and apple mixture well and let it start to cook
  3. Then add all other ingredients and simmer u8ntil they are cooked, soft and shiny
  4. Let the mixture cool before we assembling the pie.

Notes:

Chef Kasdi has served his apple pie with a light vanilla pod sauce and chocolate ice cream, however you can serve it with whatever flavor of sauce & ice cream you and your loved ones desire.

Happy Cooking!