Austrian Lattice Pie Recipe

Austrian Lattice Pie Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4

350 g/12 oz raspberries
75 g/3 oz caster (superfine) sugar

15 g/0.5 oz/1 tbsp butter or margarine

5 ml/1 tsp ground cinnamon
225 g/8 oz Shortcrust Pastry

50 g/2 oz/0.5 cup ground almonds
1 egg white, lightly beaten
Single (light) cream, to serve

Method :

Place the raspberries, 50 g/2 oz/0.25 cup of the sugar, the butter or margarine and cinnamon in a
saucepan and heat gently for about 5 minutes until the fruit is soft. Roll out the pastry (paste) on a lightly floured surface and use to line a greased 18 cm/7 in flan ring. Sprinkle the base with the ground almonds and spread the raspberry mixture on top. Roll out the pastry trimmings, cut into 1 cm/0.5 in strips and arrange on top of the pie in a lattice pattern. Brush over the whole pie with egg white and sprinkle with the remaining sugar. Bake in a preheated oven at 190C/375F/gas mark 5 for 30 minutes until golden. Serve warm with cream.

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