Apple Pie

Apple Pie

One of the most classic American desserts is apple pie. It’s a dessert that can be made with just apples and sugar, or with a lot of flavorings like cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and more. This recipe will show you how to make an apple pie from scratch!
1) Peel and slice your apples into 1/4 inch slices. 2) Make the crust by mixing flour, salt and cold butter in a bowl until it resembles coarse crumbs. Add water one tablespoon at a time until it forms dough (not too sticky). 3) Roll out dough on floured surface to about 10 inches round then put in buttered baking dish 9″x13″. 4) Put apples in pan so they are evenly distributed around
Recipe Summary test Servings: 8 Yield: 8 servings

Ingredients:

4 tablespoons milk (Optional)

¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg

2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

¾ cup white sugar

1 tablespoon butter

½ teaspoon lemon zest

7 cups thinly sliced apples

½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch double crust pie

2 teaspoons lemon juice

Instructions:

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).

Mix together the sugar, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg and lemon peel.

Line one crust in a 9-inch deep-dish pie pan. Layer 1/3 of apples into pie crust. Sprinkle with sugar mixture and repeat until done. Sprinkle with lemon juice and dot with butter.

Place second pie crust on top of filling and flute the edges. Cut vents in top crust and brush with milk for a glazed appearance if desired.

Bake at 425 degrees F (220 degrees C) for 40 to 50 minutes.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 382 calories; protein 3.5g; carbohydrates 56.5g; fat 16.8g; cholesterol 4.4mg; sodium 248.3mg.

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