Apple pies are loved by all ages.
The attraction of apple pies is a harmony of crispy pie and smooth sweet apple filling. It is interesting that homemade apple pies taste different depending on families. It is good for snack as well as for dessert on special occasions such as Christmas.
Today we are going to tell you a recipe to make an apple pie with a small iron pan. It would be even more exciting if you serve it in the pan straight to the table.
Ingredients (3-4 servings)
This time we use a small pan from Sori Yanagi. The amount of ingredients should be adjusted depending on the size of pan you use.
- 2 apples
- 3 tbsp of granulated sugar
- 1 frozen pie sheet
- 1 egg yolk
The brand or type of apples doesn’t matter, and either sweet or sour apples will be fine to make an apple pie. You can also use apples not suitable for food or leftovers.
How to Make an Apple Pie
Let’s see how to make an apple pie. It can be fun to make it with your kids.
1. Simmer the apples
Peel the apples and remove the stalk and core. Then cut each apple into 8 pieces. Heat the granulated sugar in the pan and add apples once the sugar dissolves.
If it is hard to simmer a total of 2 apples at a time, just divide them into 2 portions. When the apples get soft, move them to a container.
2. Extend the pie sheet with a rolling pin
Extend the defrosted pie sheet with a rolling pin until half of the sheet gets large enough to cover the pan as we are going to cut the sheet in half later.
3. Place the pie sheet to bake
After cutting the extended pie sheet in half, place the sheet in the pan as shown in the picture. Cut off the margin and prick the sheet with a fork. Then cool it in a refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
When the pie sheet gets cool enough, bake it in an oven that was pre-heated to 200℃ for 10 minutes.
4. Put another half of the pie sheet to further bake
Place the simmered apples and put another half of the pie sheet over them. Cut the margin if needed.
5. Apply the egg yolk and further bake
Apply the egg yolk to the top of the pie with a cooking brush and bake it in an oven that was pre-heated to 200℃ for about 25-30 minutes. Then it’s ready to eat! The baking time will vary depending on the oven. It would be good when the pie becomes golden brown.
Cooking apple pies with a pan is not as difficult as expected. You can even adjust the recipe like adding butter or cinnamon to granulated sugar, etc.