American Apple Pie Recipe
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Easy Homemade Apple Pie Recipe

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.
Prep Time25 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time1 hr 25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 Apple Pie

Ingredients

For Pastry Dough

  • 125 gm All Purpose Flour
  • 30 gm Sugar Powdered
  • 60 gm Butter Chilled
  • 4 tbs Water Cold
  • 1/8 tsp Salt

For Apple Pie Filling

  • 2 pcs Apple Peeled and Diced
  • 50 gm Sugar Brown
  • 1 tbs Butter
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon Powder

Instructions

  • To prepare the crust, In a mixing bowl add flour, sugar, salt and butter. Mix it well until it resembles bread crumb.
  • Add cold water and combine all the ingredients. Prepare a tight dough and let this dough rest in 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 at 180°C.
  • On a floured surface, roll the dough into a sheet about ¼ inch in thickness. Cut circular discs out of it.
  • Transfer these cut-outs into a greased pie tins and finish all the edges to get neat pie.
  • Prick all-over lightly with fork. Bake them in preheated oven for 8-10 min.
  • After 8 minutes, take the mould out and put 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 out from oven, de-mould, dust some icing sugar and serve.

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.