Peach Lattice Pie

    Peach Lattice Pie


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    About this recipe: Fresh peaches and homemade pastry make this pie recipe a show-stopper. Unbelievably delicious served warm with vanilla ice cream!

    Serves: 18 

    • 310g plain flour
    • 3 tablespoons caster sugar
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 225g margarine
    • 1 egg
    • 60ml cold water
    • 1.3kg fresh peaches - peeled, stones removed and sliced
    • 60ml lemon juice
    • 180ml orange juice
    • 110g butter
    • 400g caster sugar
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
    • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1 tablespoon cornflour
    • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
    • 15g butter, melted

    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:1hr10min  ›  Ready in:1hr40min 

    1. In a medium bowl, sift together the flour, 3 tablespoons sugar and salt. Rub in the margarine until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs. In a small bowl, whisk together the egg and cold water. Sprinkle over flour mixture, and work with hands to form pastry into a ball. Chill 30 minutes.
    2. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Roll out half of pastry to 3mm thickness. Place in a 23x33cm baking dish, covering bottom and halfway up sides. Bake for 20 minutes, or until golden brown.
    3. In a large saucepan, mix the peaches, lemon juice and orange juice. Add 110g butter, and cook over medium-low heat until butter is melted. In a mixing bowl, stir together 400g sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon and cornflour; mix into peach mixture. Remove from heat, and pour into baked pastry case.
    4. Roll remaining pastry to a thickness of 5mm. Cut into 1.5cm-wide strips. Weave strips into a lattice over peaches. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar, and drizzle with 15g melted butter.
    5. Bake in preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes, or until top pastry is golden brown.

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