old fashioned deep dish apple pie recipe

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By alie

If you’re feeling like a real pie expert, it’s time to take it to the next level. Let’s bake some deep dish apple pie! It’ll be so deep, you’ll need to put on scuba gear just to get a bite.

Deep Dish Apple Pie – Safeway

Deep Dish Apple Pie - Safeway

Ingredients:

  • 5 lbs of your favorite apples, sliced
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1 recipe of your favorite pie dough

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. In a large bowl, combine sliced apples, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and cornstarch. Toss well to combine.
  3. Roll out your pie dough and line a deep dish pie plate with it. Trim the edges to have a slight overhang. Fill the crust with the apple mixture, dot with butter.
  4. Roll out the remaining dough and cut into desired shapes for the top of the pie. Arrange shapes over the apple mixture to cover, you can also crimp the edges with a fork to seal.
  5. Bake the pie for 20 minutes, reduce oven temperature to 350°F and continue baking for an additional 40-50 minutes, until the crust is golden brown and the filling is tender.
  6. Remove the pie from the oven and let cool completely before slicing and serving.

Deep-Dish Apple Pie Recipe – EatingWell

Deep-Dish Apple Pie Recipe - EatingWell

Ingredients:

  • 12 cups thinly sliced peeled Granny Smith apples
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp plus 2 teaspoons cornstarch, divided
  • 1 recipe of your favorite pie dough
  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1 large egg white, beaten
  • 1/2 tsp granulated sugar
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Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. In a large bowl, combine sliced apples, granulated sugar, brown sugar, lemon juice, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and 1 tablespoon of cornstarch. Toss well to combine and let sit while preparing the rest.
  3. Roll out your pie dough and line a deep dish pie plate with it. Trim the edges to have a slight overhang. Fill the crust with the apple mixture, dot with butter.
  4. Roll out the remaining dough and cut into desired shapes for the top of the pie. Arrange shapes over the apple mixture to cover, you can also crimp the edges with a fork to seal. Cut slits in the top to allow steam to escape.
  5. In a small bowl, whisk together egg white and the remaining 2 teaspoons of cornstarch until smooth. Brush the top of the pie with egg white mixture and sprinkle with granulated sugar.
  6. Bake the pie for 20 minutes, reduce oven temperature to 375°F and continue baking for an additional 50-60 minutes, until the crust is golden brown and the filling is tender. cover edges with foil if they start to get too brown.
  7. Remove the pie from the oven and let cool completely before slicing and serving.

If you make one of these pies, your kitchen will smell like heaven, and your housemates or significant other will look at you with puppy dog eyes. Just try to resist their cuteness and eat the whole thing yourself. It’s worth it.

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