Apple and cranberry pie

Apple and cranberry pie


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About this recipe: A delicious change from the classic apple pie. Shortcrust pastry encases a wonderful filling of apples, cranberries, brandy and allspice. Enjoy with cream, custard or ice cream.


Serves: 8 

  • 120g dried cranberries
  • 125g caster sugar
  • 3 tablespoons plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1kg Cox apples, peeled, cored and thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons brandy
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 sheets ready-made shortcrust pastry

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:1hr5min  ›  Ready in:1hr25min 

  1. Preheat oven to 190 C / Gas 5. Position oven rack in the bottom third of the oven.
  2. In a medium bowl, toss together the dried cranberries, sugar, flour and allspice. Mix in the apples, brandy and vanilla.
  3. Line a 23cm pie tin with one sheet of pastry, leaving an overhang of 2.5 around the edges. Pour apple filling into the pastry case and top with the remaining pastry sheet.
  4. Seal and flute the edges. Cut slits in the top using a small knife. Bake in preheated oven for 60 to 65 minutes or until apples are tender and pastry is golden.

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