Whether a beginner or an experienced baker, this guide will show you how to create a fantastic apple pie from scratch. From picking the best apples to making the perfect crust and delicious filling, follow these simple steps and enjoy a delicious homemade slice of apple pie.
So, are you ready to make the perfect apple pie? You won’t believe how easy it is! So, without any ado, let’s get started!
- 2 tbsp butter
- Five apples diced
- 1 stick cinnamon
- 60 gms castor sugar
- 60 gms brown sugar
- 1 tbsp corn flour
- Lemon juice
- Pie crust
- Chilled pie dough
Follow these easy steps to make yummy apple pie.
To make a yummy and traditional apple pie let’s start with the filling first. So, start by adding two tablespoons of butter to a frying pan and let it melt slightly. Next, add five medium-sized apples and a cinnamon stick.
Afterward, add 60 grams of caster sugar and 60 grams of brown sugar to this. The amount of sugar depends on the sweetness of the apples. Make sure that all the apple pieces are coated well with the sugar. Let these apples cook for around 5 minutes.
The apples will release their juice, which you can remove in a bowl. Add one tablespoon of corn flour to soak the remaining juices. Once the remaining juices evaporate, switch off the gas. Once you switch off the gas, add a few drops of lemon to counter the sweetness.
To intensify the apple flavor, boil this apple juice for around 5 to 7 minutes. Keep on stirring so that it doesn’t stick to the pan. Now add this caramelized apple flavor to our apple pieces. Give it a good mix. Let our caramelized apples cool down completely.
Let’s move on to our pie crust while our apples are cooling. Take around 8 inches of the base. Now prick the base of this pie with a fork, which is called docking. Make sure you only pierce some of the ways through, just on the surface.
Bake this in a preheated oven at 180 degrees for around 5 to 7 minutes. It will prevent our base from getting soggy. Remove the partially baked pie from the oven and let it cool slightly.
Meanwhile, let us make the lattice for our pie. First, take some chilled pie dough which you have to roll out. Now cut the dough into thin strips. Use a scale to cut it evenly. Now transfer the apples into our prepared pie dish.
Remember to remove the cinnamon sticks before adding them. Also, make sure not too much liquid goes into your pie.
After this, let us decorate our pie with these dough lines. Place the dough stripes in a criss-cross manner above the pie. Cut the excess draw from the side and make it neat.
Next is to bake the pie in a preheated oven at 180 degrees. Bake it for around 35 to 40 minutes or till the apple starts bubbling. So, finally, our apple pie is ready. It tastes great as it is, but it tastes incredible with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
Did you know making an apple pie is as easy as “pie”? Now that you understand the basics, it’s time to get creative with spices and top-notch ingredients. From start to finish, your homemade apple pie can look (and taste!) like a work of art.
So don’t be afraid to bake something sweet and delicious that your friends and family will thank you for! Please send feedback and let us know what recipes you want to learn. Until next time, bye-bye.