Fun with Food: Apple and Pear Pie

We don’t often have dessert, but as the weather starts to get cooler, sometimes we feel like a little bit extra to fill our bellies.

Nothing says “Autumn” to me more than apple pie, and with the added touch of pear, this was one delicious pud!

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Apple and Pear Pie – serves 4-6

3 medium apples, peeled and diced
1 pear, peeled and diced
2T brown sugar
2t cinnamon
400-500g sweet shortcrust pastry

Preheat oven to 180degC. If you don’t have a loose bottomed pie dish (like me), line the bottom of a dish with baking paper.

Line the tin with pastry; trim the edges and do some patch-ups if necessary.

Bake the pastry blind for 10 minutes; remove baking beans/rice/whatever and bake a further five minutes to allow the pastry to dry out a little.

Combine fruit with sugar and cinnamon. Tip into cooked pastry shell, discarding any juice that has leeched out.

Top with pastry and seal well; poke a few holes in the top.

Bake for 25-30 minutes, until pastry is golden and fruit is cooked.

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