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.
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.
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.
Mix it well until it resembles breadcrumbs.
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.
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.
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 mold with butter. Transfer these cut-outs into a greased pie tins.
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.
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.
When baked, take the apple pies out of oven, de-mold, dust some sugar and serve.
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