Martha and Katies Apple Pie

Martha Smith

By
@Matty

I asked Katie to add some cinnamon, but the lid was unscrewed and the whole box emptied into the mix! We scooped out as much as possible and We thought it would be ruined by the extra Cinnamon, but it was the best apple pie ever!


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Prep:

55 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 30 Min

Ingredients

14 large
cortland and granny smith apples
2
lemons one sliced and one for juice
1 c
brown sugar
1 c
flour
1/4 c
cinnamon
1 tsp
nutmeg
4 Tbsp
butter
1
whisked egg
1 pkg
your favorite pie crust top and bottom
1/2 c
granulated sugar for sprinkling on the top!
1
very large pie pan 9 to 11 inches! i use my grandmothers ceramic pie pan!

Directions Step-By-Step

1
IN VERY VERY LARGE BOWL
FILL HALF WAY WITH COLD WATER AND LEMON SLICES
PEEL, CORE AND SLICE APPLES
IN THIN SLICES, BUT NOT TOO THIN!
AS YOU ARE PEELING THE APPLES PLACE THEM IN THE LEMON WATER
AS YOU CORE AND SLICE THEM KEEP PUTTING THEM BACK
IN THE WATER UNTILL THEY ARE ALL DONE
2
ONCE COMPLETELY READY
STRAIN THEM AND DISCARD THE LEMON SLICES
IN THE SAME BOWL
SQUEEZE THE SECOND LEMON HALVES OVER THE APPLES,
CAREFULLY REMOVE ALL THE SEEDS!
ADD ALL THE DRY INGREDIENTS ( EXCEPT THE GRANULATED SUGAR)
STIR WELL!
THE BOTTOM OF THE BOWL SHOULD BE SWIMMING IN THICK JUICES!
YUMMY GOOD STUFF~!
3
ROLL OUT THE DOUGH ON FLOURED TABLE
AS BIG AS SEEMS FEASIBLE,
BUT NOT SO THIN AS IT WILL FALL APART!
FOLD IN HALF TO GET IT TO THE PAN
PUT 1ST CRUST IN PIE PAN
THEN UNFOLD IN THE PAN SO IT IS CENTERED
ALLOWING THE CRUST TO FLOP OVER THE SIDES ALOT
DON'T TRIM IT!
4
ADD ALL THE APPLES HEAPING LARGE SPOONFULLS UNTILL ALL,
YES I SAID "ALL" THE APPLES ARE IN~!! PILE THEM HIGH!!!!!! POUR ALL THE JUICES IN TOO!
ADD PATS OF BUTTER
ALL OVER AND TUCK SOME INTO THE APPLES
5
ROLL OUT 2ND CRUST JUST AS BIG AS THE FIRST, BIGGER IF YOU CAN!
CUT LITTLE LEAF PATTERNS
IN THE CENTER TO
ALLOW STEAM TO ESCAPE
SAVE THE LEAF CUT OUTS

FOLD IT IN HALF
AND CAREFULLY PLACE OVER APPLES
BRUSH THE EDGES OF THE BOTTOM CRUST WITH THE EGG WASH
AND VERY RUSTICALLY ROLL UP THE TOP AND BOTTOM CRUSTS
SO IT IS SEALED, IT WILL BE BIG AND LUMPY ADDING TO THE RUSTIC LOOK!
BRUSH THE TOP WITH EGG WASH AND PLACE THE CUT OUT LEAVES AROUND THE SLOTS
6
SPRINKLE GENEROUSLY WITH EXTRA SUGA

BAKE FOR AN HOUR OR UNTILL IT IS BUBBLING ALL OUT OF THE PIE
AT 375 DEGREES
YOU'RE GOING TO LOVE THIS PIE! I ALWAYS LIKE TO SING THE PIE SONG WHEN MAKING AND SERVING THIS PIE! EVERYONE SINGS ALONG NOW! ... PIE PIE... WHO WANTS PIE!!!!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies