If you’re looking for a healthy alternative or fatty or sugary desert, stewed apples make an excellent option. Easy to prepare, stewed apples work well as a slightly sweet topping or as a fruit compote. According to the U.S Department of Agriculture, the average. Adult should half fill their plate of each meal with fruits and vegetables if don’t get a sufficient serving during dinner. A desert of stewed apples can make up for it. How about trying this delicious apple pie! Totally different from all the Apple pies I already made. This is rich sweet pastry apple pie has the texture and taste of cake. Serve with a generous dollop of vegan whipped cream for a slice of heaven..
21 5g/7 ½ oz/scant 2 cups of plain gluten-free
(all-purpose) flour, plus extra for dusting
5 ml/1 tsp baking powder
Pinch of salt
115g/4 oz/1/2 cup cold unsalted vegan butter,
Finely grated rind of ½ lemon
75g/3 oz/scant ½ cup castor (superfine) sugar, plus extra
2 vegan eggs
3 eating apples, peeled, cored and diced
Ground cinnamon, for sprinkling
Whipped cream, to serve
2.Sift the flour, baking powder and salt into a food processor. Add the butter and grated lemon rind and process briefly. Then add the sugar,1 egg and 1 vegan yolks to the mixture and process to make a soft dough Divide the dough into two pieces, one portion nearly double the size of the other. Pat the dough into two flat cakes. Wrap tightly in a clear film (plastic wrap) and chill for at least 2 hours until firm.
3.preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F Gas 4. Place a baking sheet in the oven and grease a 20cm/8in loose-base flan tin (pan).
4.place the large ball of dough between two lightly floured sheets of clear film. Roll out a 25cm/10in round. Discard the top layer of film and lift the dough on the lower piece. Place it face down in the tin. Peel off the film. Press into the tin so that it stands just clear of the top.
- Pack with the apples and sprinkle with cinnamon. Roll out the second piece of dough in the same size as the tin. Lay the dough on top of the apples and fold the edges of the bottom piece of dough inward, pressing to seal.
- Prick the dough, brush with egg and sprinkle with sugar. Place on the hot baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes. Reduce the oven temperature to 160°C/325°F/Gas 3 and bake for 25-30 minutes.