Quick & Easy

Apple cream pie

Easy and inexpensive to make, and terrific for a crowd. Tender apples and cream cheese on a crumble base, all topped with cream and cinnamon, delicious.
apple cream pie




1.Preheat oven to 180°C. To make pastry, combine flour, cinnamon, sugar, baking powder and rind in medium bowl; rub in butter. Beat egg yolk and sherry in small bowl until combined. Add to flour mixture; mix well. Spread dough evenly over base of 19cm x 29cm rectangular slice pan.
2.Arrange apple in overlapping lines in pastry case. Beat eggs and sugar in small bowl with electric mixer until thick; gradually add flour, beating well between additions. Add rind, ½ cup (125ml) of the cream, cream cheese, peel and raisins; mix well.
3.Pour filling over apples; bake in moderate oven 45 minutes; cool.
4.Beat remaining cream; spread evenly over top of pie. Sprinkle with cinnamon.

Pie can be made up to 2 days ahead; keep, covered, in refrigerator.


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