Recipe: Spiced Apple Pie

This pie is based on a 9 inch pie tin.

What you need:

Pie Crust:

- 2 1/2 Cups Plain Flour

- 3 tbsp Caster Sugar

- 1 tsp Salt

- 1 Cup Vegan Butter - Cubed and Chilled

- 4 tbsp Cold Water


- 6-7 cored and thinly sliced Apples - we used Granny Smith

- 1 tsp Cinnamon

- 1 tsp Nutmeg

- 1/2 tsp Lemon Juice

- 8 tbsp vegan butter

- 1/2 Cup Water

- 1/2 Cup Granulated Sugar

- Plant based Milk - to do a milk wash

- 1 tsp Demerara Sugar - to sprinkle on top



Pie Crust Instructions:

- In a large bowl, combine the Flour, Sugar and Salt.

- Add in the butter and work it into your flour with your hands or a mixer.

- Gradually add in water and keep kneading the dough until it all comes together.

- Divide the dough into two balls, one for the base and one for the lattice, and place in the refrigerator for half and hour.

Filling Instructions:

- With a saucepan on a medium heat, add the butter into the pan until melted.

- Mix in the flour and allow to simmer for a minute

- Whilst constantly stirring, add in the Water and Sugar and bring to a boil.

- Once it begins to bubble, minimize the heat back to a simmer for 3 minutes whilst still stirring.

- Take the sauce off the boil and leave on a cool hob.

- Take your peeled and cored Apples and place into a bowl.

- Season with Cinnamon, Nutmeg and Lemon and toss all together in a bowl.

- Add the sauce into the bowl and mix in with the seasoned Apples.

- Flour a clean surface and and roll out one half of your pastry crust into a circle.

- Transfer your pastry into your Pie tin and using a folk, prick some holes into the base crust.

- Pour in the Apple filling into your pie tin.

- Roll out the second half of your dough and cut into 10 even strips.

-Going one by one, lay the stripes on and weave them together.

-With any excess pasty, make some decorations to place on top.

-Bake for 40-50 minutes at 180C.

-Once golden brown, take out of the oven and serve.

Once cooled, refrigerate the pie to keep fresh.


Feel free to share your creations on your socials and tag us @erpinghamhouse and @erpinghamhousebtn.

More news

Subscribe to Erpingham House today

*We’d like to keep in touch with you about all our restaurants with exclusive news and advance booking opportunities. We will contact you about special events, new openings as well as the latest seasonal menus. We will keep your data secure, and of course would never sell or share data. You can change your mind at any time by clicking unsubscribe on any email you receive. View our Privacy Policy here.

Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.