Easy and delicious apple pie recipe. Here is a great recipe to make apple pie in simple steps. This will surely turn your Sundays into Fun-days!
Preparation time for apple pie recipe: 45 minutes
Total time to make apple pie is approx. 1 hour and 15 minutes
Total Servings: 6 – 8
Ingredients to Make Apple Pie (Apple Pie Recipe)
For the Pie Base
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 pinch of salt
- 150 gms of butter (unsalted-optional)
- A glass of ice cold water
For the Filling (Apple Pie Recipe)
- 5 apples
- ½ cup butter
- 3 tablespoons flour
- ½ cup fine granulated sugar
- ½ cup light brown sugar
- A pinch of salt
- ¼ cup water
- Chopped Pecans (Optional)
- Cinnamon Powder (to taste)
For the Lovely Shine on Apple Pie Recipe
- ¼ cup milk
- Fine Granulated sugar
Directions to Make Apple Pie
1.) The first step to start amazing apple pie recipe to preheating the oven to 220 degrees C. In order to make a great apple pie, temperature is a key factor.
2.) In order to create the pastry- the butter needs to be cut into squares of small size, and refrigerate. Mix the flour and salt in a deep bowl. Add the butter, and using a folding spoon, gently blend in the butter until it becomes like a soft paste. Bring in the smoothness by adding a few tablespoons of ice water to make the entire mixture come together. Use your hands and make it to get that soft dough.
3.) Cut the dough into 2 halves and create disc like structure with each. Wrap the same in a cling film and refrigerate so that it retains the soft texture.
4.) It’s time for the delicious filling for which peel, and cut the apples into quarter. Place the cut apples in the refrigerator wrapped in a cling film. Cover the apples directly with Cling film to prevent browning. Place in the fridge.
5.) Next, in a big saucepan, melt butter .Blend in the flour to form a smooth paste. Stirring softly, add sugar, salt, brown sugar and water. Stirring continuously bring the mixture to a light simmer. You can use some chopped pecans to add to the taste of the filling.
6.) Meanwhile, start preparing your pastry by rolling out the pastry and placing the bottom crust in the pan. Spread the gorgeous apples on top and to add that amazing flavour sprinkle some cinnamon.
By now, the sauce would have been ready so slowly pour the sauce over the pastry.
7.) Now put the top crust on, cover edges and smooth the protruding portions. Cut four splits in the top to resemble like a cross but don’t join at the middle. Coat the crust with the milk, and generously dust over some sugar to get that spectacular glaze.
8.) The final step is to put the pie in the oven and bake at 220 degrees C. After 10 minutes lower the temperature to 175 degrees and let it bake 30 to 35 minutes.
On a weekend, when you make this apple pie, this will surely be a dish to cherish with your loved ones! Enjoy with a dollop of vanilla ice cream!
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