Upside Down Apple Pie

Kimi Gaines Recipe

By Kimi Gaines kimijo

My mom made this a few times. It is such a pretty pie and delicious too. A little involved but worth the time and calories. Top it off with some whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.


Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings
Serves:
8
Prep Time:
Cook Time:

Ingredients

2
pie pastry, prepared (use the crust that is rolled in the ref. section)
PECANS
1/2 c
packed brown sugar
1/4 c
butter melted
1 c
pecan halves
FILLING
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 Tbsp
flour
1/4 c
butter, melted
2 Tbsp
cinnamon
4 c
sliced and peeled tart apples (granny smith)

Directions

1
Coat a 9-inch pie plate with cooking spray. Preheat of to 425F.
2
In a small bowl, combine brown sugar and butter; stir in pecans. Arrange in the bottom of prepared pie plate and rounded sides of pecans facing down.
3
In large bowl, combine the sugar, flour, butter and cinnamon. Add apples and toss to coat. Fill crust.
4
To arrange..pecans on the bottom, then crust, then filling and then other crust. Brush top crust with butter and sprinkle with sugar.
5
Place pie on cookie sheet in case of boil over. Cook for 15 minutes on 425F. Turn oven down to 375F for 45 minutes. If crust is getting too brown; cover with pie crust shield or aluminum foil. Cool for 15 minutes then invert on a plate. Serve with ice cream or whipped topping.