If you are not lucky enough to get your hands on these (though your really should try) then use some other kind, or even a mixture of different ones. there are so many around at this time of year it is hard not to make apple pie
Short crust pastry
8oz all purpose flour (one cup)
3oz lard cut into small cubes (1/3 cup)
1oz butter cut into small cubes (1/8 cup)
1 tablespoon of sugar
1/2 teaspoon of salt.
1/2 cup of orange juice
3 or 4 very large apples or equivalent of smaller ones
3 tablespoons of cinnamon
Brown sugar to taste
1/4 cup of butter
Put all the pastry ingredients except for the juice, in to a bowl.
|ingredients waiting to be blended|
|Is that course breadcrumbs or fat rubbed into flour?|
Wrap in plastic wrap and let rest for at least 1/2 in the fridge.
|Apples soaking up the sugar and cinnamin|
|Very roughly round|
|Pastry rolled over the rolling pin ready to go in the pie plate|
|Ready for the oven|
|Finished and ready to eat.|