Apple and Custard Pie with a Twist - Brumby's Bakery

Apple and Custard Pie with a Twist


1 hr+






  • 1 Brumby’s Apple and Custard Glen

  • 5 Granny Smith apples

  • 3 tbs butter melted

  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon

  • 8 Tbsp unsalted butter

  • 3 Tbsp all-purpose flour

  • 1/4 cup water

  • 1 cup granulated sugar

  • 2 sheets of filo pastry

  • Vanilla custard to serve

  • Icing sugar to dust


  • Step 1:

    Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Whisk in 3 Tbsp flour then simmer for 1 minute, whisking constantly. Whisk in 1/4 cup water, 1 cup sugar and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and continue simmering for 3 minutes, whisking frequently then remove from heat.

  • Step 2:

    Peel and thinly slice 5 apples and place them in a large bowl. Sprinkle the top with 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon and toss to combine. Pour the sauce over the apples and stir to coat the apple slices.

  • Step 3:

    Using a pizza cutter cut one piece of filo pastry to fit the base of the baking dish, then cut the second piece of filo into 4 strips the same width as the sides of the baking dish, and assemble into the dish pressing as you go. Then brush the base and sides with melted butter.

  • Step 4:

    Bake at 230 degrees in the centre of the oven for 15 minutes. Reduce the heat to 180 degrees and continue baking for another 30 minutes. Remove from the oven a slice the glen into strips then arrange and press the sliced pieces into the top of the apples, brush with melted butter bake for another 15 minutes.

  • Step 5:

    To make the lemon icing sugar mix together all the ingredients in a bowl until creamy, then add to a piping bag and pipe on top of pie.

  • Step 6:

    Dust with icing sugar and serve with vanilla custard.