The Perfect Apple Pie

Ingredients

2 1/2 lbs. cooking apples, pared, cored and thinly sliced
2 1/2 tablespoons flour
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons butter

Preparation

1
Place apples in large bowl; mix sugars, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt in a small bowl; sprinkle over apples; toss gently to mix. Let stand until a little juice forms, about 10 minutes.
2
Prepare pie crust. Roll out half of dough to 12-inch round, fit into pie plate. Trim. Roll out remaining pastry for top; fold into quarters. Make 3 slits near center for steam to escape.
3
Pile apple mixture into pastry; dot with butter. Moisten edge of bottom pastry with water. Place folded pastry on apples so point is on center; unfold. Press edges together to seal. Flute edge. Brush top of pastry with a little water and sprinkle lightly with sugar. Bake at 450 degrees for 40 minutes.

Yield:

1.0 servings

Added:

December 27, 2009

Creator:

Anonymous

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