Sweetened pate sucree crust is filled with diced gala apples and spices, covered with star centered cut out crust, crimped and baked.
Pate Sucree- Crust
2–2/3 cup all purpose flour
1/4 cup almond flour
1 cup confectioners sugar-divided 1/4 cup and 3/4 cup
1 cup or 8 ounces salted butter, room temperature
1/2 teaspoon vanilla or half vanilla bean, split lengthwise
1 egg or 3 tablespoons
Apple Pie Filling
3 –4 gala or granny smith apples, peeled, cored and diced
1 teaspoon lemon juice
4 tablespoons granulated sugar
4 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 cup all purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 egg + 1/2 teaspoon water, mix together, strain and set aside.
3 tablespoons coarse sugar
Recipe inspired by Bouchon Bakery and Sprinkle Bakes, my Mothers apple pie recipe.
Keywords: french sweet dough, granny smith apples, pastry crust