Mom's Famous Apple Crumb Pie

Fran Murray

By
@franmurray

Apple pie is one of my most favorite things to make! It's best if you use a combination of sweet and tart apples. I like to use granny smith for tartness and honey crisp or macintosh or pink ladies for the sweet apples. Experiment to see what you like best! There are never any leftovers with this pie!


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Rating:

Serves:

8

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

PIE FILLING

1/2 c
granulated sugar
2 Tbsp
all purpose flour
1 tsp
grated lemon zest
7 c
thinly sliced, peeled apples (4 granny smith and 4 honey crisp, mcintosh, or pink lady apples)
3 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice
pastry for single crust pie

CRUMB TOPPING

1 c
granulated sugar
1 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp
ground ginger
1/4 tsp
ground cloves
1 stick
unsalted butter

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
2
Combine the 1/2 cup sugar, the 2 tablespoons flour, and the lemon zest. Sprinkle apple slices with lemon juice; add sugar mixture and toss to coat. Fill a pastry-lined 9-inch pie plate with apple mixture.
3
Combine remaining sugar, flour and the spices. Cut in the butter with a pastry cutter till crumbly; sprinkle mixture atop apples. (It will pile up quite high)
4
Bake in a 375 degree oven for 60 minutes. Pie is done when topping is golden brown and apples are bubbling. Serve warm. Makes 8 servings.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Hashtags: #apple, #apple pie, #pie