Always Perfect Apple Pie

2
Brad Nichols

By
@bmnich

A must have for every major holiday, this pie comes out perfectly every time...and it doesn't last long in my house either!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 8
    tart apples (granny smith) cored, peeled, sliced
  • 2
    9-10" pie crusts
  • 1/2 c
    unsalted butter
  • 3 Tbsp
    flour
  • 1/4 c
    water
  • 1/2 c
    white sugar
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
    nutmeg

How to Make Always Perfect Apple Pie

Step-by-Step

  1. Place 1 pie crust in bottom of pie plate.
  2. Unroll second pie crust and cut into 'strips' of pastry
  3. Melt butter in large saucepan over medium heat. Add flour and stir together until smooth
  4. Add White and Brown sugar, water, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg. Stir together until smooth, simmer for 3-4 mins.
  5. Add Apples and toss to coat
  6. Add coated apples to pie plate, reserve some remaining liquid.
  7. Lay pastry strips over apples in a criss-crossing pattern and press ends to top edge of bottom pastry. Use the longest pieces for the middle of the pie, and the shorter pieces towards the outside, leaving about 1 inch in between rows.
  8. Lightly brush top of pastry lattice with some remaining sugar syrup mixture, drizzle any remaining mixture over the pie, allowing it to run down into the apples through the pastry lattice.
  9. Bake at 425 for 15 minutes
  10. Reduce heat to 350 and bake for another 40 mins

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About Always Perfect Apple Pie

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Low Sodium
Collection: A+ Apple Pie
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom




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