Can you believe I don’t have a recipe for apple pie posted already, after 2.5 years of blogging? I grew up on an apple orchard, for goodness sake! This one has a flakey crust and nice, soft apples. (My two pie pet peeves are a raw bottom crust and crunchy, uncooked apples!)
- dough for 2-crusted pie
- 5-6 large apples (I like a mixture. This time it was Ida Red and Macoun.)
- 3/4 cup sugar
- 3 Tbsp flour
- 1/2 tsp cinnamon
- 1/4 tsp nutmeg
- 1/4 tsp cardamom
- 2 Tbsp butter
Roll out the bottom crust and line the pie pan. Peel and slice the apples thinly and place them in a large bowl, then add the sugar, flour and spices. Stir to combine and pile the apples high in the crust. Dot with butter, then roll out the remaining crust and place it on top of the apples. Crimp the edges and cut some vents. Bake in a preheated 425° oven for 15 minutes, then reduce the heat to 350° and bake for another 50 minutes. Serve warm with slices of sharp cheddar cheese.
I had planned to take a picture, but we ate it too quickly. Next time, I promise!
Please link up in the comments with your best apple pie recipe!