Today I propose one of the oldest cake U.S., cake and prepared in the Virginia S. XVIII where the best apples were selected for him. The truth is that apple pies are always a safe option when having guests, like all, but this one has something different, filling and the dough lightly spicy but delicious crunchy do. I hope that the animéis probarlo.


  1. We prepare a mold under removable 30 cm. in diameter.
  2. In a large bowl the flour deposited, finely chopped butter and salt, We cut and fingers until fine lumps.
  3. We threw ice water on the mixture, mixing and kneading all ingredients with hands until dough is smooth. We form a ball, wrap it in plastic wrap and let rest 1 time, at least, in the refrigerator.
  4. To prepare the filling, peel, cut into quarters and remove the core and seeds of apples. Then finely chop the apple quarters (as you see in the pictures, I did not do a very fine pieces I do not like to get rid too filling, but you can make them thinner if you want).
  5. We took a source chopped apple and sprinkle lemon juice to the apples are not obscured. We also incorporate sugar and various spices, mixing everything well.
  6. We take the dough from the refrigerator a few minutes before working. Divide it into two parts and, on a floured work surface, formed two round plates of identical size and over 23 cm. in diameter, to make and seal the edge, helping a roll timber.
  7. We cover the mold base with a ground plane and prick with a fork several times the mass fondo.Untamos protruding edge with egg yolk mixed with a little water.
  8. Cast on this first layer of filling mass apples, depositing the flakes of butter on top. Cover with the second layer of dough, making little holes also, over a hole in the center, and press gently over the filling.
  9. We sealed the two masses by making a drawing wavy edge, or whatsoever ye. Paint with beaten egg and bake the surface, in preheated oven at 190 º C, for about 45 minutes.
  10. Once out of the oven, let cool slightly before removing from pan. Serve the cake warm.

You'll see that cake so rich, so tasty, Is a delight!. I hope you enjoy it as much as we do it if you urge. See you soon !!