Apple pie with white chocolate cream

This is certainly not just another apple pie. Sweet and fresh taste of homegrown apples and the richness of the white chocolate cream mix so well. Using fresh apples is really important, not only that they’re delicious but every bite of this pie will make you crave for more.

Preparation: 20 min                                  Cook time: 35 min                                  Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 150 g butter
  • 300 g strong flour
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 100 g sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 kg apples, grated
  • 100 g sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 20 g semolina
  • 200 ml milk
  • 1/2 vanilla bean
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 10 g sugar
  • 200 g white chocolate, chopped

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How to

  1. Preheat the oven to 200° C. Butter a square cake pan.
  2. Mix together softened butter, 3 egg yolks and flour at room temperature with 100 g of sugar and a pinch of salt until you get a fine dough. Press it to get an oval shape and let it rest in a fridge for 1 h.
  3. In a large bowl mix together grated apples, 100 g of sugar, cinnamon and semolina.
  4. Take the dough out of the fridge and roll it out. Place the dough in a square cake pan and poke it with a fork. Top the dough with grated apples. Bake the pie for 20 min at 200° C, then reduce the heat and let it bake for 15 min at 180° C. Leave the pie to cool down.
  5. In a medium cooking pot heat the milk with seeds from 1/2 of a vanilla bean. When it starts to boil, remove from heat. In a second bowl mix together 2 egg yolks and 10 g of sugar. Put the egg yolks in cooled down milk and stir to mix well. Place it over medium heat and continue to stir until you get a thick vanilla cream. Mix in chopped white chocolate and stir until it melts.
  6. Serve the pie topped with white chocolate cream.
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