Simon's Torta di Mele Margherita
by Simon Waller
Why not give our DeliVita cook off winner Simon Waller's Italian take on an Apple Pie a try, it's the perfect end to any meal.
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2 large cooking apples - sliced thinly
6 tbsp of plain flour
6 tbsp of fine sugar
1-2 tbsp brown sugar
2 large eggs
2 tbsp of butter
1 tsp of baking powder
Rind of one lemon
Combine flour, sugar and baking powder then add the butter, eggs and lemon rind, mix until
a smooth paste is formed.
Add the sliced apples to the mixture and combine using a spatula, spoon.
Form a layer of crushed amaretto biscuits on the bottom of a lightly greased dish and top
with the apple mixture.
Sprinkle the topping with the brown sugar (normal white sugar is ok also) and ground
almonds along with a few small dabs of additional butter. We also added a handful of
Place into the oven at 180 degrees C for around 45 minutes