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Easy recipe: Apple and cinnamon pie

 Apple and cinnamon pie recipe (Photo: Chef Ali)


2 and 1/2 cups flour

1 tablespoon sugar

1 teaspoon salt

3 tablespoons vegetable oil

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 cup butter

1/4 cup cold water

1 teaspoon vinegar

Knead and cover with a clean film for about an hour. Do not over knead.


5 apples, roughly cut

4 tablespoons sugar

1 teaspoon cinnamon

Vanilla ice cream to serve


Cut the dough into two parts. Roll one part of the dough and lay it flat on a non-stick pan. Press it down and ensure the entire base and sides of the pan is covered and set aside.

In a bowl, put the apples, sugar and cinnamon. Mix well then pour the apple mixture over the pan that is lined with the dough.

Take the other half/ part of the dough roll it with a rolling pin then cut strips using a cutter. Place the strips of the dough over the apple mixture in the pan. You can lay them across one another or do a basket weave technique. Or just Crumble the dough and flatten on top.

Bake at 180C for 1 hour or until golden brown.

Cut a slice, serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

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