Closed apple pie dough - how to make a pie dough, a step by step recipe photos
Tasty and elegant crostata came to us from Italian cuisine. It is kind of crumbly pie dough with various kinds of fillings: berry, fruit, chocolate, nuts, cheese and so on. You can easily find it in every coffee shop in Italy. But also be able to easily prepare it yourself at home and served with a cup of cappuccino. I step through all of the items described the preparation of this delicious shortcake pie with a filling of apples, zucchini and nuts in a recipe with photos.
For the dough:
- to 150 grams of butter 72%;
- 350 grams of flour (w / c);
- 100 g of sugar;
- 1 egg for lubrication;
- 2 egg yolks;
- 1/2 vanilla pod;
- 1/2 hour of sea salt.;
The filling for tarts:
- 2 large apples;
- 1 a young zucchini;
- 1 lemon (juice and zest);
- 1/2 vanilla pod;
- 200 g of sugar;
- 80 grams of almonds.
How to make shortcrust pastry for a pie
Starting to cook the dough should be remembered that all products must be cooled (!).
In a bowl pour the flour in the form of gorochki oil, chop with a knife (or three on a grater) and grind into crumbs all.
Yolks mix it with salt, sugar and vanilla seeds, and then adding to the flour and oil. Knead the dough and form into a ball. Remove half an hour in the refrigerator.
Sweet shortcrust pie filling
Zucchini Cheese grater rubbed on, after cleaning it, and place in a saucepan.
Apple cut into cubes and add to zucchini.
With the lemon will remove the zest, then squeeze out the juice and add to the skillet.
Then, vanilla seeds and sugar. All the mix, put on fire. Stir occasionally and give evaporate excess moisture.
Nuts fry in a pan.
Grease a baking dish with oil. We put the piece of dough and distributes it to all the mold surface and sides. At the bottom lay out a large chopped almonds. Then, spread the apple filling.
Cover the filling layer of dough, grease and egg spread openwork pattern to your liking. I closed the edges, where it was seen a test compound, and laid in the middle of a heart-shaped. Patterns, just coat with egg.
In advance Preheat the oven to 180 degrees and put the tarts in the oven otpekatsya on 35/40 minutes. Finished indoor sand pie just did not pull out of shape, and give cool. After that, remove the form and shift the pie filling into the dish. Tarts with apples, zucchini and almond nuts ready.
And in this photo you can see how looks our delicious apple crostata in section.
Cook simply and easily and enjoy both the process and the result.