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Apple Pie with Shredded Phyllo Dough

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Egg Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to this food.

Apple Pie with Shredded Phyllo Dough


  • Preheat the oven to 150ο C (300ο  F) set to fan.

For the syrup

  • In a saucepan, add the water, sugar, cinnamon, and orange rinds. Place it over high heat until it comes to a boil and the sugar is dissolved.
  • Remove from the heat and set it aside to cool.

For the shredded phyllo dough

  • To prepare the shredded phyllo dough, spread it apart with your hands over and over, for 5 minutes in order to make it fluffy.
  • Put it in a big bowl, cover it with a kitchen towel and set it aside until needed.
  • Coarsely chop the pistachio nuts and transfer them to a bowl. Then, add the raisins, finely chopped couverture, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves.
  • Peel the apples and chop into 0.5 cm cubes, add them to the bowl with the rest of the ingredients and mix with a wooden spoon.
  • Brush a 28 cm round baking pan with some of the butter.
  • Spread half of the shredded phyllo, drizzle with half of the butter and spread the filling all over. On top of that, spread the rest of the shredded phyllo dough and drizzle with the remaining butter.
  • Bake for 1 hour and 40 minutes.
  • As soon as it is ready, remove from the oven and immediately pour the cold syrup over the pie.
  • Set it aside for 1 hour so it can soak up all the syrup.
  • Cut into pieces and serve.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
34 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
59 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
110 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
27 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
68 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
11 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
12 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
1 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo 917a1b6ba55874b5d139866e10c236ccff8cbaa226cb4c05ba54efca0b20cc63

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