APPLE (AMERICAN) PIE



The best apple pie recipe, from many, that I tried is the one from Martha Stewart.

https://www.marthastewart.com/316890/perfect-apple-pie







 INGREDIENTS:

  •   3 pounds apples such as Rome, Cortland, or Granny Smith, or a combination, peeled, cored, and cut into 3/4-inch wedges (about 8 cups)


  • 1/2 cup sugar, plus more for sprinkling
  • 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon ground spices (combination of cinnamon, ginger, allspice, nutmeg, and clove) 
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice (or orange juice) 
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest (or orange zest), optional 
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into pieces 
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream



DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 400F.


Roll one sheet of pastry dough 12inches. Fit on 9 inches lightly floured pie pan.


 Refrigerate.




In a bowl combine apples, sugar, flour, spices, lemon juice, zest, and salt; toss to combine.


Put this mixer into the prepared pie crust. Dot with butter.


Roll the second disc of dough into a 12-inch round. Fit dough over fruit. Cut a few vents on the top dough and pinch on margins with thumb and forefinger.






Brush crust with heavy cream, and sprinkle with sugar.


Refrigerate.


Bake at 400F, 45-60 minutes, until the dough, is nicely brown all over and bubbly through vents.


Leave to cool down an hour, before You serve.





RECIPE


 INGREDIENTS:

  •   3 pounds apples such as Rome, Cortland, or Granny Smith, or a combination, peeled, cored, and cut into 3/4-inch wedges (about 8 cups)

  • 1/2 cup sugar, plus more for sprinkling
  • 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon ground spices (combination of cinnamon, ginger, allspice, nutmeg, and clove) 
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice (or orange juice) 
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest (or orange zest), optional 
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into pieces 
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
DIRECTIONS:

Preheat oven to 400F.

Roll one sheet of pastry dough 12inches. Fit on 9 inches lightly floured pie pan.

 Refrigerate.

In a bowl combine apples, sugar, flour, spices, lemon juice, zest, and salt; toss to combine.

Put this mixer into the prepared pie crust. Dot with butter.

Roll the second disc of dough into a 12-inch round. Fit dough over fruit. Cut a few vents on the top dough and pinch on margins with thumb and forefinger.

Brush crust with heavy cream, and sprinkle with sugar.

Refrigerate.

Bake at 400F, 45-60 minutes, until the dough, is nicely brown all over and bubbly through vents.

Leave to cool down an hour, before You serve.

Comments

  1. Hi, This is the best apple pie. I didn't like American Apple pie, because the dough is wet on the bottom and it is too dry on top. I tried many recipes, because I love any dessert with apple. In fall, apples are so juicy and picked up fresh from the tree, are so good!
    Bone appetit!

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