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Christmas Fruit Pie



10 piece(s)

Pate Brisee (Short Crust Pastry)

  • 350 grams bakers flour, or All Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 30 grams raw sugar, or Whits Sugar
  • 226 grams unsalted butter, Chilled in small cubes
  • 60 - 120 grams ice water
  • 50 grams cream, for glazing

Cherry filling

  • 550 grams fresh cherries or other fruit such as Apples, seeds removed
  • 150 grams raw sugar
  • 30 grams arrowroot flour
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 0.5 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 25 grams Butter, cubed
  • 1 teaspoon mixed spice, optional
  • 6
    3h 0min
    Preparation 2h 0min
  • 7
  • 8
    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. 1 Place everything except water into the bowl and mix for 10 sec/speed 6

    2 Add water through the lid and kneed for 20 - 30 sec untill dough just holds together.

    3 Turn Dough out onto Thermomat or something similar and make a ball split it into two balls and flatten them out into dsk shapes. Refridgerate for about an hour either wrapped in plastic or in your mat.

    4 Pre heat the oven to 180 degrees

    5 Roll out one disk to 30cm and fit into a pie dish crimping the edges - cover with plastic and refridgerate

    6 Roll out second disk and with a 6cm Star cookie cutter cut out 20 shapes - cover and refridgerate until needed.

    7. Bake shell for 10 min at 180
  2. Filling
  3. If using other fruits grate for 10 seconds at speed 4

    1Combine everything except butter in bowl for 15 minutes then transfer to pie shell.

    2 Dot mixture with cubes of butter and then lightly brush the edge of the pastry with cream.

    3 Start placing the stars on the filling working from the outside in making sure the tips of the stars are touching.

    4 Lightly brush every surface with cream and sprinkle with granulated white sugar

    5 Bake for 15 min at 200 and then reduce to 180 for 25 -35 min. If edges start to darken cover with a foil ring.

    6 Let it rest for a few hours and serve with cream or ice cream

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