It is a dessert much appreciated by the French, who regularly eat it at home or in bakeries and pastry shops.
There are no exact data on the consumption of apple pie in France, but it is clear that it is one of the most popular desserts in France. Apple pie is often associated with the fall, when the apples are ripe, but it is eaten throughout the year.
Apple pie can be prepared in different ways depending on the region and personal preference. Some variations include additions such as raisins, almonds or fresh cream. Whatever the variant, apple pie remains a popular and appreciated dessert in France.
1 shortcrust pastry
4 apples (ideally cooking apples, like the Granny Smith)
2 tablespoons of sugar
1 tablespoon of cinnamon
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon melted butter
- Preheat your oven to 180°C.
- Peel the apples, remove the cores and cut them into quarters.
- In a bowl, mix the sugar, cinnamon and lemon juice.
- Add the apple wedges and toss to coat well.
- Spread the shortcrust pastry in a pie pan and prick the bottom with a fork.
- Arrange the apple wedges on the dough, overlapping them slightly.
- Pour the melted butter over the apples.
- Bake the pie for 30 to 35 minutes, until the pastry is golden brown and the apples are tender.
- Let the pie cool for a few minutes before serving.
Enjoy your food !