Apple and Strawberry Mini-Pie

Apple and Strawberry Mini-Pie

Recipe Video:


  • 2 1/2 cups of plain Flour 
  • 1 cup of dried Strawberries 
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt 
  • 2 sticks of Butter 
  • 9 tbsp of cold Water 
  • 1 1/2 cup of diced fresh Strawberries 
  • 2 tablespoons of brown Sugar 
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped Basil 
  • 1 1/2 cup diced Red Apple 
  • 3 Cardamom seeds 
  • 1 tablespoon granulated Sugar 
  • 1/2 cup hot black Tea 
  • 1 tablespoon Powdered Sugar 

Step-By-Step Instructions:

1.  First, mix the fresh strawberries, brown sugar and basil in a bowl and let it macerate for one hour. 
2. In a food processor, add the flour and dried strawberries and blend until even and the flour is pink. Add the cold butter chopped in cubes, salt and sugar and mix until even. Add the water and mix until you get a sandy dough. 
3. In a floured surface, knead the dough until you can mold it. Make two balls, wrap them in clinging film and refrigerate for one hour. 
4. Meanwhile, add the chopped apple, sugar and cardamom seeds to a non-stick pan and cook for about 15 min in low heat. When the apple starts to get soft, add the strawberries and the black tea. Let It cook for another 10 minutes. Reserve until cool. 
5. Again in a floured surface, roll the first dough and use the pie maker cutter to cut the bottom circles. 
6. With the second ball of dough cut the top layer using the decorated cutters from the pie maker. 
7. With the pie maker open, lay a circle of dough, stuff it with the strawberry-apple jam and cover with a decorated circle. Press wit the top of the pie maker to close it. 
8. Bake at 375º F for about 15 minutes. 
9. Top with confectioners’ sugar and serve.

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