mile high apple pie recipe

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By alie

This mile-high apple pie is going to blow your mind! It’s the perfect dessert for any occasion and it’s loaded with flavor. Check out the recipe below and get ready to fall in love with pie all over again.

Mile-High Apple Pie

mile-high apple pie

Ingredients:

  • 2 1/2 pounds of apples, peeled and sliced
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp. unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1 egg white, beaten
  • 1 tbsp. granulated sugar, for topping

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  2. Combine the sliced apples, flour, cornstarch, granulated sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, and lemon juice in a large bowl. Mix well and let sit for 10 minutes.
  3. Pour the apple mixture into a 9-inch deep-dish pie plate. Dot with the butter.
  4. Roll out the pie dough and place it over the apples. Fold the edges under and crimp to seal.
  5. Brush the top of the dough with the beaten egg white and sprinkle with the remaining tablespoon of granulated sugar.
  6. Cut a few slits in the top of the dough to vent steam.
  7. Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes, until the crust is golden brown and the filling is bubbling.
  8. Cool on a wire rack for 2 hours before slicing and serving.

Martha Stewart’s Mile-High Apple Pie

martha stewart's mile-high apple pie

Ingredients:

  • 2 1/2 pounds of apples, peeled and sliced
  • 2 tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light-brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. ground allspice
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 2 tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp. cornstarch
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 ready-to-use refrigerated pie crusts
  • 2 tbsp. milk
  • 1 tbsp. granulated sugar, for topping
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Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 425°F.
  2. Combine the sliced apples, butter, granulated sugar, light-brown sugar, cinnamon, allspice, salt, flour, cornstarch, and lemon juice in a large bowl. Toss gently to combine.
  3. Roll out one of the pie crusts and place it in a 9-inch deep-dish pie plate. Pour the apple mixture into the pie crust.
  4. Roll out the second pie crust and use it to cover the top of the pie. Brush the top of the crust with milk and sprinkle with the granulated sugar.
  5. Cut a few slits in the top of the crust to vent steam.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes, then reduce the oven temperature to 375°F and bake for an additional 60 to 70 minutes, until the crust is golden brown and the filling is bubbly.
  7. Cool on a wire rack for 2 hours before slicing and serving.

Enjoy your delicious mile-high apple pie!

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