Make individual dessert pies with this delicious recipe from TV chef Gino D’Acampo. Goes really well with vanilla ice cream.
- 1.4kg cooking apples
- 100g soft brown sugar
- 200g ground almonds
- 200g soft salted butter (room temperature)
- 200g caster sugar
- 3 fresh eggs
- Sliced toasted almonds for decoration
- Icing sugar for decoration
Cook the apples with brown sugar on a low heat until soft.
Beat the eggs with caster sugar then mix in the butter and ground almonds creating a smooth paste.
Separate the apples into six different ramekins and spread the mixture on top of each of them. Put some sliced almonds on top and cook in a pre-heated oven of 160ºC for about 50 mins until golden brown. Once ready dust on some icing sugar and serve immediately.
Top tip for making Gino D’Acampo’s almond apple pies
Serve this with good-quality vanilla ice cream or clotted cream - the perfect accompaniment to these pies.