Medium      Serves: 4
Prep: 15 mins - Cook: 45 mins

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  • For the pastry
  • 175g plain flour
  • 100g butter
  • 25g caster sugar
  • 1 tsp grated lemon zest
  • 1 egg yolk
  • Milk, to glaze
  • Pinch of salt
  • For the filling
  • 300g cooking apple, peeled, cored and sliced
  • 225g blackberries
  • Caster sugar, to taste

Blackberry & Apple Pie


1. Heat oven to 180C/Fan 160C/Gas 4. Sift the flour and salt into a bowl. Cut the butter into small pieces and rub in until the mixture looks like fine breadcrumbs.
2. Mix in the lemon zest, sugar, egg yolk and a little milk to form a dough. Knead lightly.
3. Into a shallow 900ml dish, add the apples and blackberries. Sprinkle over some caster sugar to your preferred sweetness.
4. On a lightly floured surface, roll out the pastry until it is large enough to cover the pie. Place the pastry over the filled pie dish, then seal the edges. You can flute the edges if desired.
5. Glaze the top of the pie with a little milk, and bake for 40-45 minutes or until golden.

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