Apple Pie

Apple Pie

4 lbs Granny Smith Apples, washed, cored, cut into quartered pieces and peeled
1/4 cup flour
1/3 cup raw sugar (Sugar in the Raw), and 1 tbsp for topping crust
1 tspn salt
2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
2 tbsp fresh orange juice
Zest of 1 orange
Zest of 1 lemon
1/2 tspn ground nutmeg
1/8 tspn ground allspice
1 tbsp ground cinnamon

1 pre-made pie crust (follow directions on package)
1 egg beaten with a tbsp water for egg wash.

Some of your ingredients

Some of your ingredients

Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees F.

Combine in a bowl: cut apples with the zests, juices, 1/2 cup sugar, flour, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice.

Core and slice the apples.

Core, slice and peel the apples.

Grate an entire orange for the zest.

Grate an entire orange for the zest. Use the juice from this fresh orange.

Same with the lemon

Same with the lemon

Add in a 1/3 cup Sugar in the Raw (raw sugar)

Add in all the dry ingredients (already aded allspice, cinnamon, and nutmeg.) then add a 1/3 cup Sugar in the Raw (raw sugar)

Add in 1/2 cup flour

Add in 1/2 cup flour

Mix well.

Mix well.

Roll out half the pie dough and drape it over a 9-inch pie pan, bring it about 1/2-inch over the rim.

Place rolled out dough over bottom of pie pan.

Place rolled out dough over bottom of pie pan.

Fill the pie with the apple mixture.

Fill empty pan with apple mixture.

Fill empty pan with apple mixture.

Brush the edge of the bottom pie crust with the egg wash. This will keep the crusts together.

Top with the second crust, bringing the edge 1 inch over the rim.
Crimp the 2 crusts together with your fingers.

Pinch the dough to seal the bottom with the top.

Pinch the dough to seal the bottom with the top.

Brush the entire top crust with the egg wash, sprinkle with 1 teaspoon sugar, and cut 4 or 5 slits.

Egg wash the whole top, then sprinkle on 1 tbsp of raw sugar and cut vent slices on top of the dough.

Egg wash the whole top, then sprinkle on 1 tbsp of raw sugar and cut vent slices on top of the dough.

Place the pie on a baking sheet and bake for 1 -1 1/4 hours.

Let pie cook till browned* and the juices boil and bubble out.

*If your crust edges are browning too quickly, cover with tin foil so they don’t burn. (nothing worse than making this delicious pie and the crust burns!)

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Done!

Not only does your house smell insanely good after baking this, but you now have a delicious fool proof apple pie! Enjoy!

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