Cheat your way to the best apple pie you've had
These individual apple pies are full of shortcuts and full of flavour
I love baking but sometimes I do grudge the amount of time it takes to get results. I also grudge making full recipes at a time where the only people I have any interaction with are those that I live with - one person! Yes, I can make a really gorgeous Victoria sponge but is our collective waist line thanking us for that? It is *really* not!
This hasn't stopped me and, rather than making full recipes that are meant to feed you and your friends and your neighbours etc etc, i've been focusing on baking things that can be made, from start to finish, in individual portions.
There are some situations where cheating is not acceptable. Luckily, baking is not one of them and I wholeheartedly encourage it! This recipe is absolutely full of cheats that mean you can put in next to no effort but get an awesome result. This is very high up on my agenda! Everything is shop bought, you might even have it in the kitchen already, someone else has done all the hard work - yes!
Apple pie is tremendous, I love it, but forget about stewing cooking apples and messing about with shortcrust and being in the kitchen making a mess for hours on end - half an hour is all you'll need and, I promise, you'll have less dishes than you did at lunch!