My Take On Apple Pie
Practice Makes Perfect
As we all know thanksgiving is coming up . It’s one of my favorite holiday and christmas as well . love the lights and gifts,family and presents . They don’t call me betty crocker for nothing folks . Once you find the perfect pie crust , you know you have to fill said pie . Finding the pie filling with not a lot of sugar or junk in it is very hard . So Taking a pie filling and making it at home is so much fun . You actually get to see what goes in it and know that what you’re putting into your body is great . Apple pie is a huge favorite in this house . So that is what we are tackling today . In case you’re looking for a pie crust here’s the one we use in our house right here . http://www.stephanie380fitness.com/pie-crust-baked-pumpkins
The World Of Apples
Did you know how many different types of apples there are ?? Counted like 12 different types of apple in The store . Now when Making an apple pie you want the sweetest apples in order to make said pie . In case you’re wondering which apples we settled on it’s golden delicious apples . Those apples are so sweet and amazing that We buy them by the bag full . Plus a bag only cost 2.99 so not too bad on the wallet either . Find things to make your life of baking easier as well would be an apple slicer as well . FYI they sell them for maybe 5 bucks at walmart . so without further ado here’s what you will need .
Recipe As Follows :
1 Tablespoon of fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup plus 2 Tablespoons of brown sugar (stevia has it in brown sugar )
to use regular brown sugar would be 3/4 cup
3 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg
pinch of salt
Once you have mixed all the ingredients in a large bowl . Put a cover of the bowl and leave in the fridge for 10 mins . to bring out all the flavor and juices from the apples .
once you have created your dough and put the apples in it . brush the top of your pie with this mix .
1 large egg
little bit of water
1 teaspoon of sugar
brush this mix over the top to get a nice golden brown looking pie . We cover our pie with foil as to not burn said crust while baking . I left mine in for 40 mins at 350 . even with the foil on it looked great .