Baking Temperature: 180° CBaking time: 40 -45 minutes
250g Butter 100g icing sugar350g flour1 egg
1.5kg Granny Smith apples 4 - 5 tablespoon sugar2 teaspoon cinnamon1 teaspoon cardamom powder
Icing sugar for sprinkling
Mix flour, butter, sugar and 1 egg in a food processor, blitz till resembles crumbs. Place in a dish and knead into a smooth ball.
Split into two unequal parts. Wrap ⅓ of the dough in cling wrap and place in the freezer and then wrap 2/3 of the dough also in foil and place in the fridge.
Peel apples and cut into cubes. Place them into a saucepan and cook for 30 - 35 minutes with sugar and spices on a medium heat. (Taste if sugar is to your satisfaction)Cool it down.
Grease the cake tin ( 26cm) with spray and cook or butter. Cover the bottom and sides of the cake tin with the dough taken from the fridge.
Cover the dough with cooled apples and grate the dough from the freezer on them.
Bake it for about 40- 45 minutes @ 180°C.
Before serving, sprinkle it with the icing sugar. Serve with Ice cream.