Caramel – Apple Hand Pies

Ingredients
Salted Caramel Sauce:

  • Butter (cold and cubed) – 100gm 
  • Caster sugar – 200gm 
  • Heavy cream/ double cream (or) even the thick part of amul cream – 125ml 
  • Sea salt – 1/2 teaspoon

The recipe is in the DIY Section –> this link 
Pastry:

  • Flour- 180gm + extra for dusting
  • Butter – 100gm
  • Egg yolk – 1
  • Cold water – 30-50ml 
  • Pinch of salt

Apple Pie Filling:

  • Apples -2 (golden delicious)
  • Brown sugar – 5 tablespoons
  • Lemon juice – 2 teaspoons
  • Cinnamon powder – pinch 
  • Nutmeg powder – pinch 

Method: 
Pastry: 

  • In a large bowl, add the flour and salt. Using a pastry cutter or just your fingers mix the cold butter cubes. 
  • Add the cold water, teaspoon after teaspoon. until it forms a nice ball. 
  • Chill in the refrigerator for 30 minutes. 
  • Meanwhile make the filling

Filling:

  • Chop the apples into small pieces, sprinkle brown sugar, cinnamon powder, nutmeg powder and drizzle lemon juice on this and mix well. Chill it for a few minutes. 

Making the Pie:

  • On a well floured surface, roll out the pastry and cut into the shape you wish, i just cut it into rectangles. 
  • On a parchment sheet, place the pastry pieces, add a spoonful of the filling and scoop on a dollop of caramel sauce, 
  • Cover with another sheet of pastry. 
  • Using a pastry brush, brush some egg wash and sprinkle some granulated sugar. 
  • Bake for about 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. 

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