Recipes

Apple, cherry and marzipan pie

Put some tart into your pie with dried sour cherries. The combination of apples, dried cherries and cubes of sweet marzipan is irresistible.

Equipment and preparation: you will need a 23cm/9in ceramic pie dish.

Ingredients

For the pastry

For the filling

  • 1 lemon, zest only
  • pinch ground cinnamon
  • 60g/2¼oz caster sugar
  • 4 tbsp cornflour
  • 3 Braeburn apples, peeled, cored and cut into 1cm/½in thick slices
  • 3 Cox apples, peeled, cored and cut into 1cm/½in thick slices
  • 200g/7oz marzipan, cut into small cubes
  • 150g/5½oz dried sour cherries
  • 1 free-range egg, lightly beaten with a pinch of salt