Pink Lady and Pistachio Pie

Preparation: 10 minutes

Cooking: 30 minutes

Serves: 4


6 Pink Lady apples, skin on, cut into halves and cored

1 sheet ready rolled puff pastry

1 tblspn butter, melted

3 tblspn lemon juice

1 tblspn orange liqueur Grand Marnier or Cointreau

1/4 cup chopped pistachio nuts


Slice apples finely. Cut pastry to fit into a 20 cm flan dish.  Arrange apple slices in an attractive shape on pastry. Mix together melted butter, lemon juice and liqueur.  Brush over apples. Bake at 200C for 15 minutes.  Remove from oven. Sprinkle pistachio nuts on

top. Return to oven and continue cooking a further 10-15 minutes or until apples are golden. Serve warm with vanilla yoghurt or ice-cream.