Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 Pound Cooking apples, prepared weight

  2. 4 Ounces Sugar Grated zest of

  3. 1 large lemon

  4. 10 fluid Ounces Ale Pinch Grated nutmeg

  5. 1/4 teaspoon Cinnamon

  6. 2 Cloves

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preparation : Use a very deep pie dish, approximately 8 inches in diameter. Heat the ale and 1 ounce of the sugar, stirring to dissolve, remove from heat and add the cloves, nutmeg and cinnamon; leave to infuse for 2 hours. Wipe quarter and core the apples and place in the pie dish. Sprinkle over the 3 ounces sugar and grated lemon zest. Pour over the ale infusion. Roll out a good thickness of puff pastry to make a lid. Moisten the edge of the dish to get a good seal. Crimp edges and decorate as a desired. Bake in a preheated oven, 400F, Gas 6, 200C for 30 minutes, then reduce to 350F, Gas 4, 180C for a further 30 minutes. Allow to cool a little beefore serving with custard, or cream, or greek yoghurt, or ice cream or clotted cream!


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