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Apple, plum and cinnamon skillet pie recipe

A tasty, sweet take on the staple apple pie.

This delicious fruit pie makes the most of autumnal flavours and will happily and generously feed a crowd.

At a glance

  • Cuisine British
  • Recipe Type Dessert
  • Difficulty Easy
  • Preparation time 10 mins
  • Cooking time 35 mins
  • Serves 10 people


  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 5 large cooking apples, cored and cut into slices
  • 5 plums, stoned and cut into slices
  • 200 g (7.1oz) honey
  • 300 ml (10.6fl oz) water
  • 1 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 1 vanilla pod, split in half
  • 1 sheet of ready rolled shortcrust pastry
  • 1 egg yolk


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/Gas mark 4.
  2. In an ovenproof frying pan, fry the apples and plums in the butter over a medium heat. Add in the honey, water, cinnamon and vanilla and turn down to a simmer. Cook for 7-10 minutes or until thick and sticky. Allow to cool fully.
  3. Cut strips of pastry and arrange over the pan in a lattice style, alternating under and over to create a woven effect. Decorate with leaf shaped pastry around the edge.
  4. Brush with egg yolk and bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown.
  5. Allow to sit for a few minutes before serving.
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