Easy Apple Pie

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr

Appears in
American Baking

By Patricia Lousada

Published 1986

  • About

Basic recipe: American Shortcrust Pastry or Shortcrust Pastry

Easy because one large circle of pastry is folded around the fruit to become both the bottom and top crust. It is also easy to remove the pie from the tin.


  • 1.25–1.5 kg (2½-3 lb) Cox’s apples
  • 50 g (2


Preheat the oven, placing a baking sheet in the centre. Quarter, peel, core and slice the apples. Mix the sugar and cinnamon together and sprinkle them over the apple slices. Add the lemon zest and juice.

Roll out the pastry into a circle about 40 cm (16