Apple Pie

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By Marian Arbour
from Newcastle, ON

MY version of French Apple Pie

serves 8
prep time 35 Min
cook time 40 Min
method Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 pkg
    10 inch double pie crusts
  • 1/3 c
    white sugar
  • 3 Tbsp
    all purpose flour
  • 1 c
    milk
  • 3
    egg yolks
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice and zest each
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, cold
  • 2 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 3/4 c
    apricot preserves
  • 1
    whole egg and tsp water
  • FRENCH APPLE PIE
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How To Make

  • 1
    Purchase frozen pie crust 10 inch size or use you own recipe for pie crust..roll out larger than 10 inches so ypu have an overhang of crust..place into pie plate.
  • 2
    FILLING..in small saucepan combine 1/3 cup sugar and flour mix well stir in milk bring to boil lower heat and keep mixing until slightly thickened --1 to 3 minutes..beat egg yolks slightly beat a little hot mix into yolks stir to avoid lumps ..pour back into pan and add butter and vanilla..turn into bowl to cool.
  • 3
    Core and pare apples sprinkle with lemon juice in fry pan heat the butter and sugar add nutmeg {1/4 tsp} add the apples stir a little and cook until almost tender about 5 minutes,,remove from heat using same pan melt apricot preserves.
  • 4
    Pre heat oven to 400 degrees turn apples into pie shell and spread out mounding slightly in center..spread the apricot preserves over apples.
  • 5
    Withe the other crust cut into 12 strips 1/2 inch wide..slightly moisten rim of pastry shell with cold water..arrange six strips across the filling press to rim of pie shell with remaining 6 strips place at right angles on other strips..crimp edges..with fork beat egg and water and brush the lattice ..instead of using another egg to brush the lattice I snitch a little from egg for the filling as you only need a wee bit.
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