all apples. Remove skins and discard (or they can
be dehydrated and later used to make a lovely apple tea).
Place all apples in a bowl and sprinkle lemon juice
to prevent discoloring. Next, add flour and mix
well. Add sugar to coat
Place one round sheet of pastry dough
on bottom of pie dish.
Gently use the tips of your fingers to press
the dough outwards so that some is pushed past outer edges of dish.
Place apple mixture in the pastry dish
and spread evenly. Place diced butter in various places underneath the apples. Next, add on top.
Place second sheet of round pastry dough
With the tips of your fingers, press
into the bottom layer of pastry dough
and crimp. Continue all the way around until you have finished.
Using a straight-edged knife cut
4 slits into the pie’s top
layer of dough. Brush the entire surface with milk and dust with sugar.
for 15 minutes. Reduce heat
to 350°, cover the crust with a guard or aluminum foil and bake f
or one hour or until crust surface is golden brown.
Allow to cool c
ompletely before serving.