This is a pie my grandmother used to make. It’s also pie that will make you remember your grandparents, Christmas spent with your family. A classic apple pie with hazelnuts is just something to get you warm on a cold winter day.
Preparation: 20 min Cook time: 45 min Servings: 8
- 1,5 kg apples, peeled
- 100 g sugar
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 20 g semolina
- 250 g butter
- 1 egg, medium
- 2 egg yolks
- 50 g sugar
- 0,04 l milk
- 1 tbsp baking powder
- 500 g strong flour
- 1 egg yolk
- Preheat the oven to 180° C. Butter a square cake pan.
- Stir together softened butter, 1 egg, 2 egg yolks, 100 g of sugar, baking powder and milk. Mix in together strong flour with a fork or manually until firm. Divide the dough in two. Roll one half of the dough and place it in a buttered cake pan. Poke the dough with a fork.
- Grate the peeled apples in a large bowl and squeeze the juice out of them. Pour the apple juice in a sauce pan, add 50 g of sugar and cook it over medium heat. After it boils, let it cook for 10-15 more min until it becomes syrupy. Leave it to cool down and then add apples, cinnamon and semolina.
- Top the first half of the dough with apple mixture and cover it with the second half of the dough. Spread the egg yolk over the pie and bake it in a preheated oven for 25-30 min until golden brown. Decorate the pie with powdered sugar.