Homemade Apple Pie
This is about as all-American as they come. And this is a classic version of a classic pie. Homemade apple pie...yum, yum, yum.
Author: Adapted from King Arthur
Recipe type: Dessert
- 2 perfect pie dough discs
- 9 wholes apples, such as Cortland or Granny Smith, peeled, cored, and sliced (about 8 cups)
- ¼ cup of apple cider
- 2 tablespoons of fresh lemon juice
- 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
- ¾ cup of sugar
- ¼ cup cornstarch
- ½ teaspoon of salt
- 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
- ¼ teaspoon of ground nutmeg
- ¼ teaspoon of allspice
- Pre-heat oven to 425 F
- In a large bowl, mix together the apples, cider, lemon juice and vanilla
- In another bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients.
- Stir the dry ingredients into the apples to coat them evenly.
- Roll one piece of the pie crust discs to about 13 inches, and then place into a 9-inch pie plate.
- Spoon in the filling.
- Roll out the other pie crust, and lay it atop the pie.
- Seal and crimp the edges.
- Brush the top with milk and sprinkle with sugar.
- Cut two slashes in the middle of the crust to vent steam.
- Bake the pie for 15 minutes.
- Reduce heat to 375 F, and bake for an additional 45 minutes.
- Let cool for about 10 minutes.
- Serve with whipped cream or ice cream.