My Perfect Apple Pie Filling By Freda

★★★★☆ 9 Reviews
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By FREDA GABLE
from Vanc. (born in Savannah, Ga), WA

This filling for an apple Pie, Crisp or Cobbler Has to be My all Time Favorite filling recipe . I pile, & mound My apples really high in a Pie when I am making one. I have old 12" pie pans that are Not Easy to Find. I found them in the early 70's and I have a hard time Keeping hands off them, they just want to dissapear, Because when you get a slice of this pie you know You have had a slice of Pie. non of this sliver of an 8" pie for me, if I can help it. Hope you'll try it. Note: If Baking a pie with this filling I bake about 45-50 Min, till crust is golden in color. Same with the Crisps, or cobblers

serves makes a 10-12" pie
prep time 15 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients

  • FILLING FOR APPLE CRISP OR APPLE PIE OR APPLE COBBLER.
  • 10 Lg
    apples peeled and sliced thin
  • 1/2 C
    sugar
  • 2 Tbs
    butter
  • 2 Tbs
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 tsp
    ginger
  • 1/4 tsp
    nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • just a sprinkle of mace
  • 1/2 tsp
    just a sprinkle of vanilla
  • 1/2
    lemon, (juice only)
  • 2 Tbs
    flour or (1-2 tsp cornstarch) for thickening
  • this filling is enough for a 10 in pie x 4 " high
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How To Make

  • 1
    Use Combination of Different Apples. The best are Granny Smith mixed with Cortland types. Granny smith retain their shape, while Cortland types Cook down like into applesauce. Wash, Peel, Core & Slice Apples into Thin Wedges.
  • 2
    1. Mix; Nutmeg, ginger, Cinn, with the Sugar's. 2. Sprinkle the sugar with the Few drops of vanilla. 3. Work the BUTTER and Flour or cornstarch ( not Both) as thickner, into the sugars.
  • 3
    If making pie; 1. In large Bowl, Slice apples into Thin wedges, 2. Sprinkle the Juice of 1/2 a lemon over apples, Toss well. 3. Then Add 1/2 of the Sugar Mixture to apples and toss well. 4. Now, place all into a Mound into a rolled out pie dough, packing apples tightly in the pan. Now Sprinkle the Surgar Mix over the Apples evenly.
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