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Apple Pie

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My sister passed this to me. It may be from a Martha Stewat collection, as she baked alot from her books. It's been quite some time since I last made it.


Serves: -

For the Pastry

  • 2½ cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon superfine sugar
  • ½ pound unsalted butter (cut into pieces)
  • 1 small glass water

For the Filling

  • 8 peeled, cored, chunked or sliced green apples
  • ½ cup superfine sugar
  • ½ juice of lemon
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 pinch of nutmeg (or more if prefer)
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • cold, diced unsalted butter
  • 1 egg (beaten with 2tbsp heavy cream for eggy glaze sugar)


Apple Pie is a community recipe submitted by NYinRome and has not been tested by so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • For pastry in processor: Place flour, salt and sugar in bowl and pulse while adding chopped cold butter. Stop when mixture is coarse and crumbly.
  • Add water drop for drop while pulsing until dough holds together. It's not necessary to use all the water.
  • Divide dough in half wrap with plastic wrap and refrigerate.
  • Filling: Preheat oven to 375(190). Toss together apples, lemon juice, sugar, spices and flour. Roll out half of dough and line a 9" pie plate. Spoon in filling and dot with extra cold butter.
  • Roll out other half of dough and place over pie plate sealing at the edges all around. Poke holes for steam vents with fork or make slits with knife. Brush with eggy glaze sprinkle with sugar.
  • Bake for 50-60 minutes until nice and brown. Let cool and serve.
  • Additional Information

    Remember all ingredients must be very cold, and the recommended pastry pan should be in aluminum.

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