Mrs. Twinkle

Get your rolling pins out. It’s pie time! While shopping this week, some delicious rhubarb caught my eye. I couldn’t resist. So here goes… a scrumptious, rhubarb loaded pie.

The Dough
125g/ 4.4 oz butter
250g/ 9.0 oz flour
100g/ 3.5 oz sugar
a pinch of salt
1/2 tsp lemon zest
1 egg

The Filling
700g/ 24.5 oz rhubarb
80g/ 2.8 oz sugar
1 tsp vanilla paste
(or vanilla flavouring you prefer)
1 tsp cinnamon
80g/ 2.8 oz ground almonds
1 egg yolk (to braise the pie with)
icing sugar (decoration)

Make the dough and leave to chill for about 30 minutes. Preheat the oven at 180°C/ 356 °F. For the filling, chop up the rhubarb in about 1 cm wide chunks. Mix the rhubarb, sugar, cinnamon and vanilla flavouring together. Grease your pie dish. Split the dough in half (base and lid of pie) roll it out and lay…

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