Meals with Mayhew

Traditional Apple Pie
January 12, 2010, 2:12 am
Filed under: Desserts

4-5 large gala apples
2 tbs cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp allspice
3/4 c granulated sugar
1/4 c brown sugar**
1 box pie crusts

**If you don’t have brown sugar, you can use 1 c of granulated sugar instead.**

1. Preheat oven to 375 F
2. Peel and slice apples very thinly. Thin slices cook more tenderly.
3. Mix spices and sugars with apples and let stand.
4. Grease pie pan lightly.
5.  Roll out one pie dough and lay in the bottom of pan.
6. Gently poke holes in dough with a fork to prevent bubbling.
7. Pour apples into pan. Scrape any rue from bowl into pan.
8. Roll out the second pie dough and spread over pie.
9. Gently press edges down and trim extra dough.
10. Sprinkle top with sugar and cut at least two slices into top of pie.
11. Bake at 375F until flaky and golden (approximately 30 minutes).
12. Remove and allow to cool for 10 minutes. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.