Family Favourite Apple Pie
This recipe makes 8 servings
|Per each of 8 servings: about||-|
|total fat||27 g|
|sat. fat||12 g|
- Portion size: 6 to 8
Reid likes to give his mom a hand with the baking. They can enjoy this recipe — frequently requested by our readers — both in the kitchen and at the table. If you like, top with whipped cream and cinnamon.
- 8 cups 8cupspeeled, cored and sliced appleapples, (about 2-1/2 lb/1.25 kg)
- 1/2 cup 1/2cuplightly packed brown sugar
- 1/4 cup 1/4cupraisinraisins or dried cranberries, optional
- 1 tbsp 1tbsplemon juice
- 1/2 tsp 1/2tspcinnamon
- Perfect Pastry
In large bowl, toss together apples, brown sugar, raisins (if using), lemon juice and cinnamon; set aside.
On lightly floured surface, roll out half of the pastry and fit into 9-inch (23 cm) pie plate. Spoon in filling; dot with butter. Brush pastry edge with water. Roll out remaining pastry and fit over top; trim and flute edge. Cut 4 slashes in top for steam vents; brush with some of the milk.
Roll out pastry scraps; using 1-inch (2.5 cm) cookie cutter, cut out shapes (such as apples). Place on pastry; brush shapes with remaining milk. Sprinkle with sugar.
Bake in bottom third of 425°F (220°C) oven for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350°F (180°C); bake for 45 to 60 minutes longer or until apples are tender.
Source : Canadian Living Magazine: March 2002