In our Japan jam series this, we are introducing a simple to bake apple pie recipe that you can make on the weekend to enjoy with your love ones as a afternoon snack. This is using our Japan Aomori Fuji Apple Jam to give it some sweetness. This recipe will leave you dying for more! Pair a slice of this pie with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and you have yourself a nice afternoon dessert.
- 125g of All-purpose Flour
- 1 pinch of Salt
- 3 tbsp of Cold Water
- 1 tsp of Sugar
- 2 tsp of Japan Aomori Fuji Apple Jam
- 80g of cubed unsalted Butter
- 2 Eggs
- 1 pinch of Cinnamon
- 1 Apple, peeled, thinly sliced
1. In a large bowl, add in your flour and salt together and stir gently.
2. Make a well in the center and add in your cubed butter and continue mixing to combine the mixture.
3. Add in your cold water slowly one spoon at a time into the mixture and continue mixing.
4. Once the butter starts to combine with the flour, start kneading the dough with your hands until it forms into a ball.
5. Place the sliced apples into another bowl and add in your apple jam along with a pinch of cinnamon and sugar. Stir it until all the apples are coated well.
6. On a clean surface, sprinkle some plain flour over the area to work on the dough and split it into half, one for the base and the other to cover the filling.
7. Using the pin roller, start flattening out your dough to a oval-like shape.
8. Lay the dough over the base of the pan and press the edges evenly.
9. Sprinkle in your apple filling and spread it evenly into the pie crust.
10. Begin rolling out your second dough flat, and place it on top of the apple filling and start folding in the edges.
11. Using a fork, start making slits at the top of the dough.
12. Slowly brush the top of the dough with a beaten egg and to give the crust a nice colour once baked.
13. In to the preaheated oven at 180 degrees, place your pie inside and cook to for 20 mins, checking in every 10 mins of so.
13. Once cooked and a nice crust layer is formed, let it cool at room temperature then start cutting it.