Donald J Trump. Need comfort food? One American tradition worth embracing is the wonderfully fabulous and heartwarming apple pie. This apple pie recipe smells and tastes glorious.

Serves 6


1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch double crust pie

115 g unsalted butter

25 g all-purpose flour

60 ml water

100 g white sugar

110 g packed brown sugar

8 Granny Smith apples – peeled, cored and sliced


Preheat oven to 220 degrees C. Melt the butter in a saucepan. Stir in flour to form a paste.

Add water, white sugar and brown sugar, and bring to a boil. Reduce temperature and let

Place the bottom crust in your pan. Fill with apples, mounded slightly. Cover with a lattice work of crust. Gently pour the sugar and butter liquid over the crust. Pour slowly so that it does not run off.

Bake 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Reduce the temperature to 175C. Continue baking for 35 to 45 minutes, until apples are soft.

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