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Need to know how to make a home made apple pie??

Looking for a easy receipt for a home made applae pie I want my crust to turn out.LOL HELP PLEASE!!!

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Asked by RockinMamaw at 11:56 AM on Nov. 17, 2008 in Food & Drink

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  • Try and type in apple pie you can find a recipe for about anything on this site.

    Answer by bugandsmiles at 12:03 PM on Nov. 17, 2008

  • oooooooh, I buy the crust and worry about making the filling home made :)...........

    you can try I got a dutch apple pie recipe from their-it was wonderful!

    Answer by Tricia19 at 12:37 PM on Nov. 17, 2008

  • There are a couple secrets to making a good, flaky pastry crust. Most important: do *not* over work. No kneading. Be gentle with the dough. Keep everything chilled, and make sure the room isn't too hot or it will be difficult to roll and work with.

    2 1/2 c all purpose flour or 2 1/2 c + 2 Tbsp c pastry flour
    1/2 tsp salt
    2 tsp sugar
    3/4 c lard, cold & diced
    1/4 c butter, cold & diced
    6 tbsp ice water

    Whisk flour, salt & sugar together. With a pastry blender, cut in the cold lard and butter until the mixture is coarsely crumbly with pea size crumbs. Drizzle 4 tbsp ice water over the mixture and toss with a fork to moisten. Add remaining water a few drop at a time until the dough holds together when squeezed in the palm of your hand. You may not use it all.


    Answer by jespeach at 1:23 PM on Nov. 17, 2008

  • Gently gather dough into 2 balls, wrap in plastic wrap, and chill 30 min. Roll each into a round slighly larger (1"& 1 1/4" or so) than your pie pan. Gently fit the slightly smaller round into the pie pan (glass/pyrex is best), making sure to get it all the way in. It should cover the edge of the pie plate. Fill, and top with remaining round. The top crust should have a 3/4" overhang: tuck this under the bottom crust and pinch together. Flute edges. Cut several small slits in the top crust (or decorative shapes, like tiny apples or leaves). Preheat oven to 425*f.

    Brush top of pie with 1-2 tbsp heavy cream, then sprinkle with turbinado or raw sugar. Bake 15 min at this temp, then reduce heat to 350*f for another 35-45 minutes, until apples are easily pierced with a fork.

    Answer by jespeach at 1:23 PM on Nov. 17, 2008

  • Apple Filling:

    Use a variety of apples: Granny Smith and Pippin are the best, combined with Pink Lady and Rome. You can use just Granny Smith or Pippins.
    Peel, core, and slice the apples. You'll need about 10 cups. Toss these with 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice, 3 tbsp quick cooking tapioca, 1/2 cup packed brown sugar, 1/2 cup white sugar, 1 tbsp cinnamon, and 1 tsp nutmeg. Pile into the crust; filling should be about 1 1/2 inches above the pie dish.

    Answer by jespeach at 1:23 PM on Nov. 17, 2008

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