how to make apple pie recipe

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By alie

There’s nothing quite like the smell of freshly baked apple pie wafting through the house. It’s a comfort dessert that reminds me of my childhood and brings back memories of family gatherings.

So, I decided to share with you two amazing recipes that will help you make the perfect apple pie from scratch. The best part? They are surprisingly easy to make!

First up is a recipe for a homemade apple pie that uses a perfect crust recipe. Let’s get started!

Homemade Apple Pie: Easy Recipe and How to Make a Perfect Crust – 2019

Homemade Apple Pie

Ingredients:

  • 2½ cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp of salt
  • 1 tbsp of sugar
  • 1 cup of unsalted butter, chilled and diced
  • ¼ to ½ cup of ice water
  • 8 cups of thinly sliced apples, peeled and cored
  • ¼ cup of all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp of cinnamon
  • 1 tsp of nutmeg
  • ½ cup of sugar
  • ½ cup of brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp of unsalted butter, cut into small pieces

Instructions:

  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, salt, and sugar.
  2. Add in the diced butter and mix until it resembles coarse crumbs.
  3. Add in the ice water, one tablespoon at a time, until the dough comes together and forms a ball.
  4. Divide the dough into two parts and wrap each in plastic wrap. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
  5. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  6. Roll out one of the dough balls to fit into a 9-inch pie dish. Trim the dough to fit the edge of the dish.
  7. In a separate mixing bowl, combine the sliced apples, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, sugar, and brown sugar.
  8. Pour the apple mixture into the prepared pie dish.
  9. Distribute the butter pieces over the top of the apple mixture.
  10. Roll out the other dough ball to fit over the top of the pie dish. Trim the edges and make a few slits in the top of the dough to let steam escape.
  11. Bake for 45-50 minutes or until the crust is golden brown and the filling is bubbly.
  12. Let cool before serving.
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Now that you have learned how to create the perfect homemade apple pie, let’s move on to another recipe that tastes equally delicious.

Best Homemade Apple Pie Recipe – How to Make Easy Apple Pie from Scratch

Homemade Apple Pie

Ingredients:

  • 1 pre-made pie crust, refrigerated
  • 8 cups of thinly sliced apples, peeled and cored
  • 1 tbsp of lemon juice
  • ¾ cup of sugar
  • 2 tbsp of all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp of cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp of nutmeg
  • ¼ tsp of salt
  • 2 tbsp of unsalted butter, cut into small pieces

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. Roll out the pie crust to fit into a 9-inch pie dish. Trim the edges.
  3. In a separate mixing bowl, combine the sliced apples, lemon juice, sugar, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Mix until the apples are evenly coated.
  4. Pour the apple mixture into the prepared pie crust.
  5. Add the butter pieces on top of the apple mixture.
  6. Roll out the second pie crust to fit inside the top of the pie dish. Cut slits in the middle of the crust to let steam escape.
  7. Bake for 20 minutes. Reduce the heat to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) and bake for an additional 30-40 minutes or until the crust is golden brown and the filling is bubbly.
  8. Let cool before serving.

And there you have it, two amazing recipes that will make sure you don’t have to buy store-bought apple pie again. Try them both and let us know your favorite!

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