Apple & Cardamom Pies

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Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (295.3 g)
  • Calories 1018.9
  • Total Fat - 62.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 12 g
  • Cholesterol - 52.1 mg
  • Sodium - 1384.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 101.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.3 g
  • Sugars - 20.5 g
  • Protein - 14.6 g
  • Calcium - 33.7 mg
  • Iron - 4.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 1.7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.5 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 190C (fan forced),

Step 2

Lay puff pastry on a flat surface and put 4 x 3cm deep, 8cm (base measurement) loose-based flan tins top-side down on pastry and cut out 4 circles, 1cm larger all round and line tin with pastry.

Step 3

Put a piece of baking paper on each pastry case and fill with rice or baking beans and put on an oven tray and bake for 12 minutes and then remove paper and rice or beads and reduce oven to 180C (fan-forced) and bake the tart shells for 4 to 6 minutes or until golden brown and then set aside to cool.

Step 4

Combine apple and spices and divide apple between pie cases.

Step 5

Lay a sheet of filo on a clean surface and spry with cooking spray and then top with sheet and cut into 4 even rectangles and the cut each rectangle into 6 even pieces and brush with egg.

Step 6

Scrunch up each piece and put 6 pieces on top of each pie and sprinkle with sugar and nuts and bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown.

Step 7

Dust with cinnamon and serve pies warm with custard, if you like.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.