Friends are only to make you remember those recipes in one form or another have marked the gastronomic history of self and also in one way or another have left in a corner. Make this apple pie recipe has meant to me regress to my childhood.
The explanation. When I was little I had a hobby (of many that I still have today). I do not like the cakes that they are still mega sponge cakes filled with plates of cream or the like and out of the same. And if chocolate were less so. The origins of my passion for food are found in things like this . My family, historically, there has been a great influence on my culinary tastes today and in fact I have great family recipes. Rather cherish memories of childhood isolated moments, going to certain sites, listening to “breaks” of youth of my father, my mother cooking in the kitchen or asking my grandmother But is that Walker is made by walking .
INGREDIENTS FOR 1 CAKE
For the base of pastry :
175 g flour
75 g butter
50 g sugar
1 teaspoon salt
For the custard :
250 ml of milk
1 stick of cinnamon
One teaspoon vanilla extract
50 g sugar
3 egg yolks
25 g of corn starch or wheat flour
To finish the apple pie :
Apple pie or golden 2
apple jam or jelly to shine (optional, I personally do not like)
HOW TO MAKE APPLE PIE
First prepare the pastry cream. Put milk in a saucepan with the cinnamon and vanilla to warm up. While in a bowl mix the cornstarch, egg yolks and sugar.
When the milk begins to boil momentarily retired from the fire and take a little milk to the bowl with the flour mixture, egg yolk and sugar and stir until a smooth mixture.
Check the contents of the bowl to the milk and boil again, stirring constantly to prevent sticking. Remove from heat and cold reserve with a film attached to the surface to prevent crust from forming.
While cooling make the base . It is a pastry. Put in a bowl the sifted flour, cold butter, cut into small cubes, egg, sugar and salt and knead with your fingertips. Not too much to not take the mass League. Once everything is well mixed , but still a few crumbs. The board and cool in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
After stretching the dough and put it on a round mold. Another option is to not stretch, extend the fingers at the base of the mold and leave it slightly chubby around the edges. Based holes slightly .
Then put the pastry cream and evenly distributed. We put so Overlap apple cut in half slices, peeled and cored. Finally paint lightly with an egg and add sugar, grain above. Bake 180 º C preheated oven for 20 minutes.
When you remove from oven and cool, this is optional for me, shines with jam or apple jelly. Although I personally do not like anything at all an apple pie with that, but I eat it, of course. For something is my favourite cake from childhood.
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