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Old Fashioned Apple Pie

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This Old Fashioned Apple Pie is perfectly sweetened and filled with the warm spices of Fall. It is simple to make and I have included my recipe for a buttery pie crust as well, since a good pie crust will make all the difference.

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Every year I must make a pie to start off the Fall season. On a breezy cool day with the leaves turning, the smell of cinnamon permeating the house creates a bit of magic in the home. It is a special time to be sure. A time to be cozy and warm in our homes. A time for snuggles and movies. This apple pie recipe is the perfect one to make with the apples season upon us. It really does capture the warm flavors of Fall.

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What You Will Need To Make This Old Fashioned Apple Pie

2 2/3 lb or 8 cups of diced apples

1 tbsp lemon juice

1/2 cup white sugar

1/2 cup packed brown sugar

1 tbsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp ground ginger

4 tbsp flour

For The Crust:

1 cup of salted cold butter

2 1/2 cups of all purpose flour

3-5 tbsp cold water

Directions

Dice apples into bite sized pieces. Place them into a large bowl. Sprinkle in the sugars, flour, spices and lemon juice. Using a large spoon, mix it well to incorporate. Pour the entire contents of the bowl into a waiting pie crust. Bake at 375℉/191℃ for approximately 60 minutes.

For The Crust:

Using a food processor (if you don’t have one see note below), place the butter and flour inside. Remove the pour spout lid of the processor and while pulsing begin slowly adding the water until the dough comes together. Flour a surface and remove the dough from the processor and roll it out. Place the pie crust into a waiting pie dish and form the edges.

*Pro Tip: Use a piece of parchment paper to roll the dough out on. When the dough is rolled out into circular form, pick it up by the edges of the paper, and turn the crust over into a waiting pie dish. Peel the paper away and form the pie crust edges. This makes for easier clean up and for a simple way to place the pie crust in the dish.

**If you do not have a food processor, you can use a fork or your hands to combine the pie crust in a large bowl. To keep the butter in a chilled state, place the dough into some plastic wrap and pop it into the fridge for a few minutes before rolling it out.

If you try this recipe and love it, I would love it if you would come back and give it 5 stars!

old fashioned apple pie with a candle

Old Fashioned Apple Pie

Yield: 8 servings
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

a classic apple pie recipe with cinnamon and ginger

Ingredients

  • 2 2/3 cup of apples or 8 cups diced
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 4 tbsp flour
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • For the Crust:
  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup of salted butter
  • 3-5 tbsp cold water

Instructions

    1. Dice apples into bite sized pieces. Place them into a large bowl.
    2. Sprinkle in the sugars, flour, spices and lemon juice. Using a large spoon, mix it well to incorporate.
    3. Pour the entire contents of the bowl into a waiting pie crust.
    4. Bake at 375℉/191℃ for approximately 60 minutes.
    5. To make the Pie Crust: Using a food processor, place the butter and flour inside. Remove the pour spout lid of the processor and while pulsing begin slowly adding the water until the dough comes together.
    6. Flour a surface and remove the dough from the processor and roll it out. Place the pie crust into a waiting pie dish and form the edges.

Notes

*Pro Tip: Use a piece of parchment paper to roll the dough out on. When the dough is rolled out into circular form, pick it up by the edges of the paper, and turn the crust over into a waiting pie dish. Peel the paper away and form the pie crust edges. This makes for easier clean up and for a simple way to place the pie crust in the dish.

**If you do not have a food processor, you can use a fork or your hands to combine the pie crust in a large bowl. To keep the butter in a chilled state, place the dough into some plastic wrap and pop it into the fridge for a few minutes before rolling it out.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 516Total Fat: 24gSaturated Fat: 15gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 61mgSodium: 189mgCarbohydrates: 74gFiber: 5gSugar: 36gProtein: 5g

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