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Apple Pie Recipe | How to Make Apple Pie from Scratch

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Apple Pie, this is an easy recipe. The name, apple pie, itself makes it so tempting that I would want to eat again! I just love to have it.

It might look that Apple Pie Recipe is hard but I assure, it is not. You only have to follow these simple steps and that’s it.

Follow these simple steps to make a perfect Apple Pie and don’t forget to share your experiences when you make it ๐Ÿ™‚

How to Make Apple Pie

  • Servings: 2
  • Time: Preparation = 45 minutes | Cooking = 35 minutes
  • Difficulty: Medium
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A step by step Recipe to make Apple Pie from scratch

Ingredients

Pie Crust

  • 3 cups Maida (All-purpose flour), Seived twice
  • 3/4 tsp White Salt
  • 1 tbsp. Sugar
  • 3/4 cup Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup Cold Milkย 

For Apple Pie Filling

  • 3 medium-sized Apples
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg, grated
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon powder
  • 1/2 cup powdered Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Maida (All purpose flour)
  • 2 tsp Lemon juice
  • Pinch of Salt

For brushing

  • Cold Milk to brush over the crust


Directions

Make Pie Crust First

  1. Sieve all-purpose flour twice.
  2. Sieve salt and sugar and mix with the flour.
  3. Add olive oil and mix with the flour. The flour will become crumbly.
  4. Add a tsp by tsp cold milk while folding the flour to make a dough. Do NOT overdo the dough.
  5. Once the Apple pie dough is ready, clean the working surface so that you can roll the dough to a flat disk.
  6. Divide the dough into two equal parts.
  7. Take one part and start rolling the dough in a flat disk. Roll in one direction. The thickness should be equivalent to a tablespoon’s thickness.
  8. Roll it slightly bigger than your mould.
  9. Carefully put the rolled pie crust in the mould, evenly spread.
  10. You can cut off the portion that exceeds the mould.
  11. Cover the mould and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  12. Now, let’s work on the second part of dough.
  13. Roll the dough into flat disc or rectangle.
  14. Cut it into 10 or more equal slices. The slices should be broad enough.
  15. Cover them and refrigerate till you make Apple Pie filling.

How to Make Apple Pie Filling

  1. Peel the apples and cut them in slices.
  2. In a bowl, put all the slices, and add all the ingredients mentioned above in the Apple Pie filling list.
  3. Mix gently. Keep aside. Do NOT let it rest.

Making and Baking Apple Pie

  1. Preheat the oven for 200 degree Celsuis.
  2. Take out the mould with the apple pie crust and the sliced portions too from refrigerator.
  3. Bake for 5 minutes at 200 degrees (This is to prevent the crust from getting soggy).
  4. Arrange the apples from the filling in the crust.
  5. Once the apples are arranged, arrange the crust slices over it, you can do it crosswise.
  6. Brush cold milk over it.
  7. Bake for 200 degree Celsius for 15 minutes.
  8. Brush cold milk over the pie again.
  9. Bake another 15 minutes at 180 degrees.
  10. Take it out from the oven and here it is!
  11. We liked the Apple Pie to be served hot. You can have it cold too. Or with ice cream or whipped cream.


Tips to Making a Perfect Apple Pie

  • Do not let the Apple Pie filling to stand for more than 2 minutes.
  • Do not use sour apples.
  • You can also use two varieties of apples – green and red, in the pie filling.
  • Brush the pie with cold milk at least twice, so that it turns brown.
  • Do NOT overcook.

Do not forget to tag us #foodeezjunction with your Apple Pie pics on Facebook/Instagram/Twitter.

— Recipe and Images shared by Sara Khan

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