apple pie recipe in spanish

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By alie

Alrighty folks, buckle up your taste buds because we’ve got a sweet treat coming your way! Today, we’re diving into the deliciously decadent world of Spanish almond-apple pie and its drool-worthy cousin, the empanada de manzana. Don’t worry, we won’t judge you if you drool a little bit – these treats are seriously tempting!

Let’s start with the classic: Spanish almond-apple pie. Our pal Cristina from Madrid taught us this gem of a recipe, and we’ve been hooked ever since. It’s a simple yet elegant take on the traditional apple pie that will have your taste buds singing in gratitude. Here’s what you’ll need:

**Ingredients:**
– 1 pie crust
– 6 apples, peeled and sliced
– 1/4 cup sugar
– 1/4 cup almond flour
– 1 tsp. cinnamon
– 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
– 1 tbsp. lemon juice
– 1 tbsp. butter, cut into small pieces

1. Preheat your oven to 375°F.
2. Roll out your pie crust and place it in a 9-inch pie dish.
3. In a separate bowl, combine the sliced apples, sugar, almond flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, and lemon juice.
4. Pour the mixture into the pie crust and dot the top with small pieces of butter.
5. Bake for about 45 minutes, or until the crust is golden and the apples are soft and caramelized.

Now, let’s talk about our personal favorite: the empanada de manzana. This Spanish take on apple pie is a sweet, savory delight wrapped up in flaky pastry goodness. It’s perfect for a midday snack, a dessert, or even a breakfast treat (shh, we won’t tell anyone!). Here’s how you can make it at home:

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**Ingredients:**
– 2 cups all-purpose flour
– 1/4 tsp. salt
– 3/4 cup unsalted butter, cold and cut into small pieces
– 5 tbsp. ice water
– 4 apples, peeled and diced
– 1/4 cup brown sugar
– 1 tsp. cinnamon
– 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
– 2 tbsp. unsalted butter

1. In a large bowl, combine the flour and salt. Add the cold butter to the bowl and use your fingers to break it up until the mixture resembles coarse sand.
2. Add the ice water, one tablespoon at a time, and use a fork to mix until the dough comes together.
3. Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
4. Preheat your oven to 375°F.
5. In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the diced apples, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and butter.
6. Cook until the apples are soft and caramelized (about 10 minutes).
7. Roll out the dough and cut it into circles. Place a spoonful of the apple mixture in the center of each circle.
8. Fold the circle in half and use a fork to crimp the edges closed.
9. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until the empanadas are golden brown.

Now that we’ve got your mouth watering, it’s time to dig in! Whether you opt for the classic Spanish almond-apple pie or the sweet and savory empanada de manzana, you won’t be disappointed. Just don’t forget to share with your friends – or all that tasty goodness might go straight to your hips. Enjoy!

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