grandma’s apple pie

The best thing about birthdays – or any celebration – and let’s be real: the pie! My sweet mother in law veganized her apple pie recipe for me and I’m happy to let you in on a little secret family recipe here.That being said, there is no need for you to wait till your next birthday to go ahead and bake this beauty!

apple pie perfection
apple pie perfection


the ingredients
the ingredients

You’ll need:

  • 300g of flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 150g of sugar
  • 200g of vegan margarine
  • 5 apples (Elstar, Boskop)
  • 4 tablespoons of raisins
  • 2 teaspoons of cinnamon
  • 3 drops of vanilla essence
  • 3 teaspoons of citron juice
  • a pinch of salt

How to:

  1. Mix the flour with baking powder, sugar and salt in a big bowl.
  2. Add the margarine and start kneading till you have a moist dough. Set it to cool in the fridge.
  3. While the dough is cooling, oil the baking tin with some margarine.
  4. Peel the apples and cut them into small even blocks. Add the raisins, the cinnamon and the citron juice to the mix.
  5. Take the dough out of the fridge and use two thirds of it to make the base of the cake. Be sure to put some dough along the sides of the baking tray too to form an edge.
  6. Pour your apple mix on top of the base and distribute evenly.
  7. Preheat your oven to 180 ℃/ 350 ℉.
  8. From the leftover dough roll long, thin sausages.
  9. Spread these ‘dough-sausages’ over your pie so they for a net-like structure and press them flat.role dough sausages and layer them on top of the cake
  10. Your delicious pie is ready to go into the oven (if you didn’t eat half the filling yet – if you did, we don’t blame you).
  11. Bake your apple pie for 35-40 minutes.
  12. Check the consistency of your dough with a wooden skewer.
  13. If there is no dough left on the skewer, you pie is ready.
  14. Place it to cool and dust over some powder sugar when it’s cooled off.
  15. You can serve it with some soy vanilla ice cream, some berries, or just plain: the choice is  all yours. Enjoyyyy!

We’d love to hear how you and the people who you shared the apple pie with liked it.

Let us know in the comments below! Oh and if you didn’t share it with anyone and ate the entire thing by yourself we totally understand that too. 🙂


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