French apple pie à la normande

French apple pie à la normande
Makes: 1 pie
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  • 250 gr white flour
  • 125 gr cold butter
  • 1 egg
  • 75 gr white sugar
  • 3 gr salt
  • 40 gr cold water
  • 600 gr apples
  • 1 tspn ground cinnamon
  • 50 gr sultana’s
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 eggs
  • 200 gr milk
  • 100 gr double cream
  • 50 gr white sugar
  • 1 tpsn vanilla flavoring
  • Icing sugar
  1. Dice the cold butter. Mix the butter with the flour, salt, sugar until it resembles coarse bread crumbs. Add the egg and enough cold water to bring the dough together.
  2. Wrap in cling film and allow to cool and relax for a minimum of 30 in the fridge (or overnight if desired).
  3. Roll out the dough and line the greased mould. Refrigerate until needed.
  4. Preheat the oven to 180 ºC.
  1. Wash and peel the apples. Cut into quarters and remove the core. Slice and place in a prepared mould in a spiral.
  2. Sprinkle with the ground cinnamon and raisins.
  3. Mix for the filling the whole eggs, egg yolk, milk, cream, sugar and vanilla flavouring.
  4. Place the apple pie on a baking tray or wire rack, pour the filling over the apples and bake for 30 min in the oven or until the dough is cooked through and the filling has just set.
  5. Remove from the oven and allow to cool to room temperature.
  1. Dust with icing sugar and serve lukewarm or at room temperature.
Stuff to know
This quantity will make a pie with 26 cm diameter.
This apple pie is a culinary specialty of the Normandy region in France.
Carefully placing the apples will enhance the presentation.
Do not make the apple pie too high.