Stone Fruit Lattice Pie

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Stone Fruit Lattice Pie
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Health Score:
4,2 / 10
Difficulty:
moderate
Difficulty
Preparation:
55 min.
Preparation
ready in 1 hr 45 min.
Ready in

Ingredients

for
4
For the filling
2 ¼ cups Cherries (pitted)
3 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon kirsch
For the pastry
3 ½ cups all-purpose flour
1 cup butter
¼ cup caster sugar
2 egg yolks
To finish
1 egg (beaten)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
Cherrysugaregg

Preparation steps

1.
For the filling: toss the cherries and sugar together with the kirsch and leave to stand for 30 minutes.
2.
For the pastry: put the flour in a mixing bowl and rub in the the butter until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Add the caster sugar and egg yolks and mix to a dough. If it is too stiff add a little cold water. Wrap in clingfilm and chill for 20 minutes.
3.
Heat the oven to 190°C (170° fan) 375°F gas 5. Grease a large pie dish.
4.
Roll out half the pastry and line the pie dish. Put the cherry mixture in the dish.
5.
Roll out the remaining pastry and cut out a lattice pattern with a sharp knife or lattice cutter. Place on top of the pie and crimp and seal the edges. Brush with beaten egg.
6.
Bake for 30-35 minutes until the pastry is crisp and golden.