Apple and blackberry pie

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Apple and Blackberry Pie
Apple and Blackberry Pie
  • Serves: 6

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Cheap as chips

You don't even need a dish to make this easy-peasy fruit pie, as the pastry becomes the dish! And it's a cheap pudding if you go and pick the blackberries yourself.


  • 500g (1lb 2oz) shortcrust pastry
  • 2 large cooking apples, peeled and cut into small chunks
  • 150g (5oz) blackberries
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2tbsp caster sugar
  • 1tsp cinnamon
  • 6 cloves
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2tbsp demerara sugar

Top tip: Don't forget to warn everyone about the cloves! You could also serve this delicious pie with hot custard.


  1. Roll out the pastry and cut a circle about 30cm (12in) round. Place on a baking sheet.
  2. Mix the apples and blackberries with the lemon juice, sugar, cinnamon and cloves. Spoon into the centre of the pastry circle.
  3. Bring up the edges of the pastry around the fruit, but don't cover it completely. Brush the outside of the pastry with beaten egg and press sugar all over it.
  4. Bake at 200C (400F, gas mark 6) for 30-40 mins until golden brown and the fruit is cooked. Serve with lots of cream.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 460(kcal)
  • Fat 25.0g
  • Saturates 8.0g
  • Sugars 18.0g
  • Salt 0.9g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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