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By alie

Okay, so let me tell you, folks, I have found two recipes for apple pie that are totally worth getting out of bed for. And honestly, with the smell of fresh apple pie wafting through the air, who needs an alarm clock? Not me, that’s for sure. Anyway, without further ado, let’s get straight to these mouth-watering recipes!

Honey Roasted Apple Pie Recipe

Oh my goodness, this recipe from Bee Well Honey is an absolute game-changer. The honey-roasted apples give the pie a unique, delicious flavour that’s like nothing I’ve tasted before.

Honey Roasted Apple Pie Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 5 cups of thinly sliced apples (I like Gala or Honeycrisp)
  • 1/4 cup of honey
  • 1/4 cup of unsalted butter, cubed
  • 2 tablespoons of all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon of ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice
  • 1 unbaked pie crust

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F
  2. In a large bowl, combine the sliced apples, honey, butter, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and lemon juice. Mix well.
  3. Roll out the pie crust and transfer it to a 9-inch pie dish.
  4. Add the apple mixture to the pie crust and spread it out evenly.
  5. Bake for 45-50 minutes or until the crust is golden and the filling is bubbly.
  6. Allow to cool before serving.

Smitten Kitchen’s “Even More Perfect” Apple Pie Recipe

Now, I know what you’re thinking. How can there be an even more perfect apple pie than the classic version we all know and love? But trust me, folks, this Smitten Kitchen recipe is the real deal. You won’t regret giving it a try!

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Smitten Kitchen's Even More Perfect Apple Pie

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons of unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup of granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup of dark brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon of ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon of ground allspice
  • 1/8 teaspoon of ground cloves
  • 2 tablespoons of cornstarch
  • 3 pounds of apples, peeled, cored and sliced (I like Granny Smith)
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon of coarse sugar, for sprinkling
  • 1 unbaked pie crust

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 400°F
  2. Melt the butter in a large skillet and add the sugars, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and cloves. Mix well.
  3. Stir in the cornstarch, then add the apple slices, lemon juice and salt. Mix well, making sure all the apple slices are coated.
  4. Pour the apple mixture into the pie crust, arranging the slices so they lay flat.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes, then reduce the temperature to 375°F and bake for an additional 30-35 minutes.
  6. Brush the beaten egg over the top of the crust and sprinkle with coarse sugar.
  7. Bake for an additional 10-15 minutes or until the crust is golden and the filling is bubbly.
  8. Let cool before serving.

So there you have it, folks. Two delicious apple pie recipes that are sure to impress. Now go put on your apron and get baking!

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