Will you believe me if I tell you that this apple pie is ready to bake in 15 minutes? Well, it is. When I first saw the recipe I did not believe it myself. It is so simple and easy to make that is unbelievable. You have to try this recipe and see yourself how tasty it is.


100 grams (1 cup) raisins
2 tablespoons rum, or rum extract
3 cups all purpose flour
2 cups semolina
1 and 1/2 cup of sugar
some vanilla extract
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking powder
100 grams (1 cup) walnuts (ground)
2 kg apples (peeled and shredded)
1 tablespoon cinnamon
250 grams (9 oz) vegetable butter or margarine

Apple Pie
Heat the oven to 200C (395 F).

Soak the raisins in the rum, and set aside.

In a big bowl mix the flour with the semolina. Add 1 cup of sugar, 100 grams of walnuts, some vanilla extract, salt and 2 teaspoons of baking powder.
In a separate bowl mix the apples with 1/2 cup sugar and some cinnamon.
Apple Pie
Grease the baking pan with some oil or margarine.

Spread one third of the flour mixture at the bottom of the baking pan. Then add one half of the apple mixture. Spread it evenly. Cover the apples with one third of the flour mixture and then spread the remaining apples. Finish with the remaining flour.

Cover everything with the margarine sliced in thin pieces.

Bake for 40 minutes.

Sprinkle with some confectioner's sugar on top.

Taken from Grandad's Cookbook
For more desserts recipes we recommend the Grandad's Cookbook Desserts section
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