Easy Homemade Apple Pie Recipe

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    American Apple Pie Recipe
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    Christmas and winters literally translate to eat something sweet and warm. Nothing makes your body feel better than this. When it’s chilling outside, sugar and warm food both help you keeping warm from within. This easy Apple Pie recipe, Americans favorite dessert, is a perfect blend of a warm and sweet dessert.

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    Look around you and you will find that most of the winter foods are rich in fat and loaded with spices that give warmth to your body. And today, we will make this easy homemade apple pie recipe from scratch.

    Apple Pie Recipe from Scratch

    Apple pie is basically a fruit tart that has apple as its main ingredient. Typically, it is served with a dollop of whipped cream or scoop of ice cream. The apple pie crust is a double layered pastry sheet baked with the stuffing of half cooked apples.

    Homemade Apple Pie Recipe

    Best Apple Pie Recipe

    The apple pie filling recipe is made by cooking diced apple, butter, brown sugar and cinnamon powder together. To avoid the apple pie crust from getting soggy, the bottom layer is initially baked for a while before adding apple pie filling into it. The top layer can be of any design based upon Baker’s choice. Try this best apple pie recipe today and your young and adult kids will love you for this delicacy.

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    Let’s make our Easy Apple Pie

    To prepare the crust, in a mixing bowl add flour, sugar, salt, and butter.

    Apple Pie Recipe Flour and butter

    Mix it well until it resembles breadcrumbs.

    Apple Pie Recipe Dough

    Add cold water and combine all the ingredients. Prepare a tight dough. Cover the dough with cling wrap and let this dough rest in the refrigerator. Do not knead the dough.

    Apple Pie Recipe Pastry crust

    To prepare the stuffing, in a pan add diced apple, butter, brown sugar and cinnamon powder. Cook for few minutes until apple is half done. Take out this mixture in a bowl and let it cool completely.

    Apple Pie Recipe stuffing

    Preheat the oven to 180 °C. On a floured surface, roll the dough into a sheet about ¼ inch in thickness. Cut circular discs out of it (larger than the diameter of pie pan). Brush each pie mould with butter. Transfer these cut-outs into a greased pie tins.

    Apple Pie Recipe Shaping

    Cut all the edges to get neat pie. Using a fork, prick the crust well. Bake them in preheated oven for 8-10 min. After 8 minutes, take the molds out from the oven.

    Apple Pie Recipe Lined pastry crust

    Fill the stuffing. Cover the top with another layer of pie crust (Dough). Brush with Milk and bake in a preheated oven for about 25 minutes.

    Apple Pie before baking

    When baked, take the apple pies out of oven, de-mould, dust some sugar and serve.

    Apple Pie Recipe

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    Apple Pie Recipe Calories Count

    Total Calories1492.8
    Total Servings6 Pie
    Calories per Serving248.8

     

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    Check out the old-fashioned Americans favorite Apple Pie Recipe. The recipe includes apple pie crust recipe and juicy apple pie filling recipe. This easy apple pie recipe is a perfect addition to winter’s menu.
    Course Dessert
    Cuisine American
    Prep Time 25 minutes
    Cook Time 30 minutes
    Passive Time 30 minutes
    Servings
    Apple Pie
    Ingredients
    For Pastry Dough
    For Apple Pie Filling
    Course Dessert
    Cuisine American
    Prep Time 25 minutes
    Cook Time 30 minutes
    Passive Time 30 minutes
    Servings
    Apple Pie
    Ingredients
    For Pastry Dough
    For Apple Pie Filling
    Instructions
    1. To prepare the crust, In a mixing bowl add flour, sugar, salt and butter. Mix it well until it resembles bread crumb.
    2. Add cold water and combine all the ingredients. Prepare a tight dough and let this dough rest in refrigerator. Do not knead the dough.
    3. To prepare the stuffing, in a pan add diced apple, butter, brown sugar and cinnamon powder.
    4. Cook for few minutes until apple is half done.
    5. Take out this mixture in a bowl and let it cool completely.
    6. Preheat the oven at 180°C.
    7. On a floured surface, roll the dough into a sheet about ¼ inch in thickness. Cut circular discs out of it.
    8. Transfer these cut-outs into a greased pie tins and finish all the edges to get neat pie.
    9. Prick all-over lightly with fork. Bake them in preheated oven for 8-10 min.
    10. After 8 minutes, take the mould out and put the stuffing. Cover the top with another layer of pie crust (Dough).
    11. Brush with Milk and bake in a preheated oven for about 25 minutes.
    12. When baked, take out from oven, de-mould, dust some icing sugar and serve.
    Recipe Notes
    1. Always use cold butter to make the pie crust.
    2. Do no knead the dough. Kneading can form the gluten hence result is chewy crust.
    3. Use only unsalted butter for the recipe.
    4. After preparing the dough, resting it in refrigerator is very important. It makes easy to handle the dough.
    5. You can use caramelised bananas, blueberries or any other fruit as stuffing.
    6. To prepare icing sugar, powder 1 cup granulated sugar and 1 tablespoon of cornflour, together.

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