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.
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