This is how to make the best McDonald's apple pie 'fakeaway'

Fitness coach spills her secret recipe for the best McDonald’s apple pie ‘fakeaway’ ever – and it has just 160 calories

  • An Australian fitness coach has shared a healthy apple pie recipe
  • Lauren Simpson used simple ingredients to make the 160 calorie dessert

An Australian fitness coach has revealed how to make a healthy version of the famous McDonald’s apple pie – and it only has 160 calories.

Lauren Simpson, 32, used simple ingredients including cinnamon, eggs and apples in the ‘quick and easy’ recipe and wowed fellow health enthusiasts with how good it tastes.

The Maccas option has 100 more calories and nine grams more fat than her recipe which was inspired by Aussie foodie Eliya Eats creation.

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Australian fitness coach, Lauren Simpson, (pictured) has revealed how to make a healthy version of McDonald’s apple pie – and it only has 160 calories

Lauren, 32, used simple pantry ingredients like cinnamon, egg and apples in the ‘quick and easy’ recipe. The Sydney fitness guru was inspired by Aussie foodie Eliya Eats McDonald’s apple pie copycat recipe

Lauren said she made the recipe ‘right away’ and described the result as ‘ultimate’.

‘It’s not the most aesthetically pleasing video but they sure tasted amazing,’ she said.

The recipe calls for a sheet of puff pastry, a Granny Smith apple, butter, low calorie sweetener, cinnamon, lemon juice, corn flour and an egg.

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Lauren simply cut the pastry in eight, mixed apples, seasoning and corn flour in a pan, added the filling to the pastry sections and topped the filling with another section of pastry.

The recipe makes four pies and they can be cooked in as little as eight minutes.

It is a much healthier option to McDonald’s, it has 25 grams of carbs, 3 grams of protein and 5.5 grams of fat.

Recipe: McDonald’s apple pie fakeaway 


* 1 sheet of light puff pastry – thawed (Lauren used the pastry brand Pampas)

* 1 Granny Smith apple

* 5g butter

* 2 tbsp Natvia brown sugar (low calorie sweetener)

* Cinnamon

* 1 tsp lemon juice

* 1 tsp corn flour

* 50ml water

* 1 egg beaten


1. Peel apple and dice it into pieces.

2. Add butter, apple, brown sugar and cinnamon to a pan and cook until apple softens.

3. Add lemon juice, water and corn flour. Stir until thickened.

4. Cut pastry into eight.

5. Scoop filling into each section add another pasty sheet on top to make four pies.

6. Brush with egg and add a little extra brown sugar.

7. Cook in oven for 20 minutes on 180 degrees OR air fryer for 8 min.

(Source: Lauren Simpson)

Lauren’s followers were impressed with the simple recipe.

‘Omg how haven’t I seen this, this is amazing,’ one woman said.

‘I will definitely try this one too,’ another wrote.

‘That’s a definite. The only thing I like on the whole McDonald’s menu,’ another commented.

‘Yum! My teen sons LOVE McDonald’s apple pies, unfortunately, so I will DEFINITELY make this for them! Thank you for this recipe,’ another wrote.

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