Gales blackberry & apple pie

A wholesome fruity pie bursting with winter flavours

  • Prep:15 mins
    Cook:45 mins
  • Serves 4
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Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 0
  • fat 0g
  • saturates 0g
  • carbs 0g
  • sugars 0g
  • fibre 0g
  • protein 0g
  • salt 0g


  • 175g plain flour
  • pinch salt
  • 100g butter
  • 25g caster sugar
  • 1 tsp grated lemon zest
  • 1 egg yolk
  • milk, to moisten and glaze
  • 300g cooking apples, peeled, cored and sliced (use Bramley's if possible)
  • 225g freshly blackberries
  • caster sugar, to taste


  1. Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Sift the flour and salt into a bowl. Cut the butter into small pieces and rub in until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.

  2. Mix in the sugar, lemon zest, egg yolk and a splash of milk to form a dough. Knead the dough lightly.

  3. Spoon the apples and blackberries into a shallow 1.2ltr/900ml dish, then sprinkle over sugar to taste.

  4. Roll out the pastry on a lightly floured surface, large enough to cover the pie. Place the pastry over the filled pie dish, then seal and flute the edges. Glaze the top of the pie with a little milk, then bake for 40-45 mins until golden.

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