Cardamom Apple Pie (Gluten-Free)

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cardamom apple pie There is nothing like a warm Apple Pie on a crisp Autumn evening. The spices and sweetness that create the runny filling. Chai is my absolute favourite. Chai (or masala chai), is an Indian drink made by brewing tea with spices and herbs. I'm a spice lover, and if you are too this pie is right up your alley. A dash of nutmeg, cinnamon, and cardamom -- I love these intense flavours, and find myself craving it all autumn and winter.

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What You'll Need

For the Pastry: 1 cup gluten-free all-purpose flour (I used Bob's Red Mills All Purpose Baking Flour) 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt 1 stick cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces (or 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted so that it's liquid) 1 large egg 2 to 4 tablespoons ice water

For the Filling: 5 medium-sized apples, peeled and diced (granny smith or honeycrisp are best) 4 tablespoons coconut oil 1/2 cup raw honey 1 tablespoon coconut flour 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon cardamom 1/8 teaspoon cloves 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon salt

Equipment: 9-inch pie pan parchment paper rolling pin (or pizza roller)

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What You'll Need To Know

For the Pastry Making the pastry dough is simple. Mix all the dry ingredients together, then add the other ingredients. Knead into a dough. Take half the dough and place between two pieces of parchment paper. Using a rolling pin or pizza roller, roll the dough into a large circle so that it'll fill a 9-inch pie pan. Peel off top parchment paper and carefully flip the rolled dough into the pie pan. Gently peel off the other piece of parchment paper and push down into the pie pan forming the pie crust. Fill up any holes or cracks with small pieces of dough. Trim the excess pastry. Take the remaining half of the dough and roll into a rough rectangle and cut into 8 one-inch wide strips. Place the dough into the refrigerator.

cardamom apple pie

For the Filling Melt the coconut oil in a pot on medium heat. Add the honey, apples, and spices. Stir the mixture to cover the apples with the oil, honey, and spices. Add in the coconut flour and mix well. Add in the vanilla extract and turn off the heat. Leave to cool for 10 minutes.

cardamom apple pie

Making the Pie Preheat the oven to 350F. Spoon in the apple pieces and sauce into the pie crust. Cover the pie with the strips of pastry, creating the lattice. Press a fork along the edge to push the pastry down. Bake for 25-30 minutes. Serve hot or cold.

cardamom apple pie

 

 

Cardamom Apple Pie (Gluten-Free)
Cuisine: DESSERT
Cook time:
Total time:
Serves: 8-10
Ingredients
  • For the Pastry:
  • 1 cup gluten-free all-purpose flour (I used Bob’s Red Mills All Purpose Baking Flour)
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1 stick cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces (or 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted so that it’s liquid)
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons ice water
  • For the Filling:
  • 5 medium-sized apples, peeled and diced (granny smith or honeycrisp are best)
  • 4 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup raw honey
  • 1 tablespoon coconut flour
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon cardamom
  • 1/8 teaspoon cloves
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Equipment:
  • 9-inch pie pan
  • parchment paper
  • rolling pin (or pizza roller)
Instructions
  1. For the Pastry
  2. Making the pastry dough is simple. Mix all the dry ingredients together, then add the other ingredients. Knead into a dough. Take half the dough and place between two pieces of parchment paper. Using a rolling pin or pizza roller, roll the dough into a large circle so that it’ll fill a 9-inch pie pan. Peel off top parchment paper and carefully flip the rolled dough into the pie pan. Gently peel off the other piece of parchment paper and push down into the pie pan forming the pie crust. Fill up any holes or cracks with small pieces of dough. Trim the excess pastry. Take the remaining half of the dough and roll into a rough rectangle and cut into 8 one-inch wide strips. Place the dough into the refrigerator.
  3. For the Filling
  4. Melt the coconut oil in a pot on medium heat. Add the honey, apples, and spices. Stir the mixture to cover the apples with the oil, honey, and spices. Add in the coconut flour and mix well. Add in the vanilla extract and turn off the heat. Leave to cool for 10 minutes.
  5. Making the Pie
  6. Preheat the oven to 350F. Spoon in the apple pieces and sauce into the pie crust. Cover the pie with the strips of pastry, creating the lattice. Press a fork along the edge to push the pastry down. Bake for 25-30 minutes. Serve hot or cold.