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HOW TO MAKE APPLE PIE

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INGREDIENTS

For the Dough

For the Dough

all purpose flour

12 ½ ounces all purpose flour

sugar

2 tbsp sugar

salt

1 tsp salt

butter

2 ½ sticks butter

ice water

6 - 8 ounces ice water

For the Apple filling:

For the Apple filling:

apples

2 ½ pounds apples

sugar

¾ cup sugar

cinnamon

¼ tsp cinnamon

allspice

¼ tsp allspice

nutmeg

¼ tsp nutmeg

ginger

¼ tsp ginger

flour

2 tbsp flour

DIRECTIONS

1.

For the Dough

1.

Start with flour that you’re going to put into a food processor. Adding sugar and salt. Pulse to combine.

all purpose flour

12 ½ ounces all purpose flour

salt

1 tsp salt

sugar

2 tbsp sugar

2.

Add cold cubed butter and pulse until mixture resembles wet sand. Pour mixture into a bowl.

salt

1 tsp salt

butter

2 ½ sticks butter

3.

Measure out ice water that you’re going to sprinkle over the top and gently fold in using a rubber spatula. Add more if necessary until a shaggy dough forms.

ice water

7 ounces ice water

4.

Turn out dough on work surface and turn into a disc. Liberally dust with flour, wrap in plastic wrap and place in fridge for 2 hours.

5.

Take dough out of fridge and plastic wrap and place on the table.

6.

Dust it with flour and slightly pound it with rolling pin.

7.

Split dough into two equal pieces, and begin to gently roll out the flour as you go, rolling it out to about 4 inches wider than your pie plate.

8.

Use your rolling pin to lift up the dough and place it over our pie plate.

9.

Press down in the corners to make sure it’s all even.

10.

Now it’s time to start cutting your lattice. You’re going to need 10 one inch strips.

11.

Fill the bottom of the pie crust with your apple filling (recipe below) and press it down gently.

For the Apple filling:

For the Apple filling:

12.

Begin laying the lattice strips overtop. You want to place 5 strips across the top of your pie, lifting 2 strips at a time at a time and interleaving strips in the opposite direction.

13.

Trim off excess dough and tuck it underneath the edge.

14.

Crimp every inch of so using your fingers to give decorative flair.

15.

Brush down with beaten egg white and sprinkle granulated sugar overtop.

16.

Place on a preheated baking sheet you’ve left int a 500°F oven.

17.

Turn the oven down 400°F, and cook for 30-45 minutes. Once you take it out of the oven, let rest for 4 hours.

18.

For the Apple Filling

1.

Peel and chop 2½ pounds of good baking apples.

apples

2 ½ pounds apples

2.

Add sugar and cinnamon allspice nutmeg and ginger.

sugar

¾ cup sugar

cinnamon

¼ tsp cinnamon

allspice

¼ tsp allspice

nutmeg

¼ tsp nutmeg

ginger

¼ tsp ginger

3.

Add flour and give it a good mix.

flour

2 tbsp flour

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