For the base

  • 180g all-purpose flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • 120g butter
  • 60g ice-cold water

For the filling

  • 3 large apples
  • ½ cup California walnuts
  • 70g sugar
  • 30g butter
  • Cinnamon powder
  • Pinch of nutmeg


  1. For the base, knead everything together till you have a shaggy looking dough. Place this in the fridge to cool.
  2. For the filling, add butter and sugar to a pan. Once the butter melts, add in the spices and the chopped apples. Cook till the apples release their liquid and it almost dries out.
  3. Once done take it off heat, add chopped walnuts to this.
  4. Roll out the chilled dough, cut 3-inch circles out of them, add the filling in the centre and cover with other cut-out dough.
  5. Make slits on top and bake at 180°C for 15-20 minutes or till golden brown on top.