Easy, beautiful and tasty: the perfect pie to surprise your guests. You can make it also with jam, pears, chocolate, ricotta and chocolate chips. Free your imagination and enjoy!

Ingredients: For the dough: 350 g (12.3 oz) flour; 2 tbsp butter; 1 egg; a pinch of salt; 150 ml (5.7 fl.oz) warm milk; 4 tbsp sugar; 1 package dry yeast. For the filling: 4 tbsp butter, melted; 75 g (3.8 oz) cream cheese; 110 g (3.8 oz) brown sugar; ½ tsp cinnamon; 100 g (3.5 oz) chopped almonds: 100 g (3.5 oz) chopped apples. For the caramel: 50 g (2 oz) butter; 50 g (2 oz) brown sugar; 2 tbsp cream.

Directions:

Preheat your oven to 170C/340F.
Mix milk, sugar and yeast together. Separately combine flour with a pinch of salt, and butter, egg and yeast mixture.
Knead the dough until smooth, cover and set aside for 1 hour (or until doubled in size).
For the filling mix cream cheese, sugar, cinnamon and butter together until smooth.
Roll out the dough into a rectangle. Cover half of it with cream cheese mixture, sprinkle almonds and apples on top.
Cover filling with another half of the dough and cut into about 2 cm/1 inch strips. Twist each strip as shown on the video.
Place strips into a large tart pan forming a spiral. Bake for 25 minutes.
Meanwhile make a caramel by whisking butter and sugar together over medium heat until crystals dissolves. Add cream, bring to a boil and pour over the hot apple pie.