Apple & Raisins Braided Pie

Apple & Raisins Braided Pie

Beautiful and delicious are the two words that best describe this braided pie made of classic apple and raisins filling all wrapped up in a soft puff pastry. It’s a recipe you’ll be proud to show to your friends.


Yield: 12 servings

Prep time: 10 minutes

Baking time: 30 minutes


  • 1 sheet of puff pastry 
  • 2 apples 
  • 50 g./1/2 cup brown sugar 
  • 50 g./1/2 cup raisins 
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon 
  • 1 tsp. nutmeg 
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice (~juice from 1/2 lemon) 
  • 1 egg to brush on top


  • Preheat the oven to 200C/400F
  • To make the filling simply cut the apples in a bite-size pieces. Mix in the sugar, the raisins the cinnamon and the nutmeg. 
  • Divide the puff pastry sheet in three equal parts, cut the end parts in about 1in/2cm.wide strips. 
  • Put the filling in the central part of the sheet, and braid the strips on top of the filling. 
  • Once formed, brush the pastry with the beaten egg and bake for about 30 minutes.

For more details on how to make this recipe, check the video recipe below.

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