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The Only Apple Pie Recipe You Need

The Only Apple Pie Recipe You Need

The Only Apple Pie Recipe You Need

Fun fact about me, I hate pie. I think it’s gross, too sweet, and the crust often too dry. It’s just usually not the greatest combo.

Then in the summer when I went to New Brunswick to visit my family my mother made an apple pie. Not going to lie, I was a bit apprehensive because I don’t like pie, and didn’t want to have to tell my mom I didn’t like the pie she made.

Turns out I needn’t have worried, this pie was a great one!

Another fun fact, my mother has an apple peeler that you put on the edge of the sink, put the apple on, and spin. I had WAY too much fun peeling apples.

If anyone needs a pro apple peeler girl, hire me!

Ingredients

To make the crust

  • 2 cups flour
    1/2 tsp salt
    2/3 cups shortening or lard
    6-7 tablespoons cold water

Directions

  • In a mixing bowl, stir the flour and the salt.
    Cut in shortening with a pastry blender or fork until the pieces are the size of small peas.
    Sprinkle 1 tbsp. of water over part of mixture.
    Gently toss with fork.
    Push to side of bowl.
    Repeat until all is moistened.
    Divide dough in half. Form each half into a ball.
    On a lightly floured surface, flatten one ball of dough with hands.
    Roll dough to form a circle about 12 inches in diameter.

1 recipe for a 9 inch double crust pie pastry

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
    3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
    1/4 cup water
    1/2 cup white sugar
    1/2 cup packed brown sugar
    8 Granny Smith apples – peeled, cored

Directions

– Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
– Melt the butter in a saucepan.
– Stir in flour to form a paste. Add water, white sugar and brown sugar, and bring to a boil. Reduce temperature and let simmer.
– Place the bottom crust in your pan.
– Fill with apples, mounded slightly.
– Cover with a lattice work crust.
– Gently pour the sugar and butter liquid over the crust. Pour slowly so that it does not run off.
– Bake 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Reduce the temperature to 350 degrees F. Continue baking for 35 to 45 minutes, until apples are soft.
AND TAADAAA! There you have it, the best apple pie you will ever eat!
I was so happy that I liked this pie because I really hate when people make something and I don’t like it. I usually never tell them and just force myself to eat it anyways. No need to do that with this pie! I have now eaten it twice and loved it both times!
Get ready for a serious amount of pictures!
What is your favorite pie flavor?
Do you like pie?
The Only Apple Pie Recipe You Need
The Only Apple Pie Recipe You Need
The Only Apple Pie Recipe You Need
The Only Apple Pie Recipe You Need
The Only Apple Pie Recipe You Need
The Only Apple Pie Recipe You Need
The Only Apple Pie Recipe You Need
The Only Apple Pie Recipe You Need
The Only Apple Pie Recipe You Need
 The Only Apple Pie Recipe You Need
The Only Apple Pie Recipe You Need
The Only Apple Pie Recipe You Need
The Only Apple Pie Recipe You Need
The Only Apple Pie Recipe You Need
The Only Apple Pie Recipe You Need
The Only Apple Pie Recipe You Need
The Only Apple Pie Recipe You Need
The Only Apple Pie Recipe You Need
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Brooklyn Murtaugh

travel blogger

Hi! I’m Brooklyn, a Canadian whose aim is to see as much of the world as I can, on my limited vacation days. I work full time, and want to show you how it is possible to do just that, while still making use of those precious vacation days.

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