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Apple pie with crème patisserie

  • Vegetarian Diet

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

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.


For the base

  • Preheat oven to 170* C (340* F) Fan.
  • In a mixer, add the flour, icing sugar, cinnamon, butter cut into cubes and salt. Mix until ingredients are completely combined.
  • Transfer dough to a 30 cm oval ovenproof baking dish, greased with butter.
  • Press dough down with your hands to cover the bottom of the baking dish.
  • Bake for 30 minutes.
  • When ready, remove from oven and set aside to cool.

For the crème patisserie

  • In a pot, add 900 g milk and half the sugar. Place pot over medium heat.
  • In a bowl, add the egg yolks and the remaining sugar. Whisk thoroughly.
  • Add the remaining milk, corn starch and vanilla extract. Whisk until completely incorporated.
  • Add mixture from pot and whisk.
  • Transfer this mixture to pot, lower heat to medium and whisk until the cream thickens.
  • Remove pot from heat add the butter and white couverture in pieces. Mix until the ingredients melt and are incorporated.
  • Spread cream in tart base.
  • Peel the apples, remove the seeds, cut into slices and arrange nicely over the crème.
  • Sprinkle with granulated sugar and bake under broiler until golden.

To serve

  • Serve with ice cream, cinnamon and rosemary.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
50 %


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)
76 %

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)
155 %

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)
46 %


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)
90 %


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)
26 %


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)
10 %


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)
5 %


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.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

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

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