I want to offer you a very simple and always successful option for making shortbread dough for a pie with apples. Soft, crispy, moderately sweet, almost perfect in one word.
Such a delicate and tasty shortbread dough for an apple pie at home is good because it can be prepared quite quickly and treat your family and guests with delicious things. As a filling, you can use both fresh fruit and jam, for example. The pie can be either open or closed if desired, the dough is enough.
Appointment: For children / Inexpensive / Whip up
Main ingredient: Dough / Shortcrust pastry
- Egg - 1 Piece (+ 1 yolk)
- Butter - 220 Grams
- Sugar - 60 Grams
- Flour - 450 Grams (approximately)
- Salt - 1 Pinch
How to make Apple Pie Shortbread
1. Put the butter into a small bowl. Add sugar and salt. Beat the mixture until fluffy and lighter. The final result largely depends on the quality of the oil. 2. Whisk in the egg and yolk. Begin whisking again and continue for about a minute. If desired, you can add a pinch of vanilla or a few drops of the extract to the recipe for making a shortcrust pastry for an apple pie, as well as cinnamon, for example. 3. Sift the flour and start adding in small portions, stirring constantly. When the dough is fairly firm, transfer it to a floured work surface and continue kneading until it is the right consistency. 4. The amount of dough received is enough for two open cakes or one closed. Gently split it in half and roll it out. Place immediately in a mold or in a plastic bag and refrigerate for at least half an hour. It is best to keep it there for about 2 hours. That's the whole secret of how to make shortbread dough for apple pie. The only thing left is to prepare the filling and enjoy the result!