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Our Family's Apple Pie

Our Family's Apple Pie

The hearty pie dough and the sweet and sour apples are irresistible. A nice aroma will fill the air while you are baking it.

Ingredients: 18cm in diameter disposable aluminum cake pan

Apple jam
Apple
2 ( 4 )
Sugar
100 g ( 200 g )
Cinnamon
a small amount
Lemon juice
1/2 ( 1 )
Puff pastry:
Cake flour
100 g ( 120 g )
Bread (strong) flour
100 g ( 120 g )
Butter
130 g ( 150 g )
Water
35 to 40 ml ( 50 ml )
Salt
a small amount
Dorure ( for the glaze )
Egg yolk
1
Mirin
2 to 3 drops

Steps

1. Cut the apples into quarter rounds and put it in a pan together with lemon juice, sugar and simmer. Add cinnamon and simmer until it becomes transparent.
2. < Prep > Keep the butter cool. Combine cake flour and bread (strong) flour together and sift.
3. Cut the butter into 1 cm dice. Combine with the sifted flours and mash it.
4. Add salt and water to the flour with butter and kneed. Add water depending on how the pastry is clumping.
5. When the pastry is no longer floury and becomes one clump, cover with a wet cloth and let it sit in the refrigerator for 10 minutes.
6. Roll out the pastry with a rolling pin. Repeat folding and rolling out. The layers of the pastry depends on how many times you folded and rolled out at this point.
7. Coat the aluminum cake pan with butter ( margarine ). Roll out and spread 2/3 of the pastry in the disposable aluminum cake pan. Poke a fork to the pastry several times.
8. Fill the pastry evenly with the simmered apple. Roll out the remaining 1/3 pastry. Make a crisscross pattern and decorate.
9. Make the gilding and brush it on the pie evenly with a brush.
10. First bake in a 220℃ preheated oven for 10 minutes, then bake in 180℃ oven for 20 minutes. Adjust the time to bake depending on the oven you are using.

Story Behind this Recipe

This is the recipe for my mom's specialty, apple pie, which I love. When apples were in season, I always asked her to make a lot and sometimes took it to my friends place.
I am not good at remembering things, so I switched few steps of the recipe process I learned.