American apple pie

American apple pie

Based on 150 ratings

Difficulty

Medium 👍

Preparation

40 min

Baking

60 min

Resting

60 min

Ingredients

2Servings
66⅔ g
butter (cold, divided)
86⅔ g
all-purpose flour (divided)
egg yolk
tsp
salt
28⅓ g
sugar
10 ml
water
1⅓
apples
lemon
tsp
cinnamon
tsp
nutmeg
16⅔ g
brown sugar
egg white
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Utensils

stand mixer, plastic wrap, oven, rolling pin, pie dish, pie weights, parchment paper, cutting board, knife, large bowl, cooking spoon, pastry brush

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Nutrition per serving

Cal496
Fat29 g
Protein5 g
Carb54 g
  • Step 1/6

    Cut some of butter into large pieces and add to a stand mixer with most of flour, egg yolk, salt, and sugar. Beat for approx. 2 – 3 min. until crumbly. Then, slowly add water, reserving a small amount for the final step, and continue to beat for another 1 – 2 min. until dough is smooth and uniform in consistency. Wrap dough in plastic wrap and transfer to refrigerator. Allow to set for approx. 1 h.
    • 60 g butter
    • 83⅓ g flour
    • egg yolk
    • tsp salt
    • 20 g sugar
    • 10 ml water
    • stand mixer
    • plastic wrap

    Cut some of butter into large pieces and add to a stand mixer with most of flour, egg yolk, salt, and sugar. Beat for approx. 2 – 3 min. until crumbly. Then, slowly add water, reserving a small amount for the final step, and continue to beat for another 1 – 2 min. until dough is smooth and uniform in consistency. Wrap dough in plastic wrap and transfer to refrigerator. Allow to set for approx. 1 h.

  • Step 2/6

    Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Cut dough into two even rounds. Then, flour work surface, place dough on top, and roll out, one at a time, using a rolling pin until rounds are larger than your pie dish.
    • flour for surface work
    • oven
    • rolling pin

    Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Cut dough into two even rounds. Then, flour work surface, place dough on top, and roll out, one at a time, using a rolling pin until rounds are larger than your pie dish.

  • Step 3/6

    Flour both sides of dough and transfer to pie dish. Press evenly into all edges of dish and then remove excess dough. Place a piece of parchment paper on top of dish and fill with pie weights. Place in preheated oven at 180°C/350°F and blind bake for approx. 10 min.
    • pie dish
    • pie weights
    • parchment paper

    Flour both sides of dough and transfer to pie dish. Press evenly into all edges of dish and then remove excess dough. Place a piece of parchment paper on top of dish and fill with pie weights. Place in preheated oven at 180°C/350°F and blind bake for approx. 10 min.

  • Step 4/6

    Peel, core, and quarter apples. Then, cut crosswise into medallion-sized pieces.
    • 1⅓ apples
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Peel, core, and quarter apples. Then, cut crosswise into medallion-sized pieces.

  • Step 5/6

    In a large bowl, thoroughly mix together apple, lemon juice, cinnamon, nutmeg, flour, sugar, and brown sugar.
    • lemon
    • tsp cinnamon
    • tsp nutmeg
    • tbsp flour
    • 8⅓ g sugar
    • 16⅔ g brown sugar
    • large bowl
    • cooking spoon

    In a large bowl, thoroughly mix together apple, lemon juice, cinnamon, nutmeg, flour, sugar, and brown sugar.

  • Step 6/6

    Transfer apple slices to pie dish and spread out evenly. Cut remainder of butter into pieces and place on top of apples. Cover pie with rest of dough. Make a small hole in the middle, so air can escape. Mix together egg white and water and brush on top. Return to oven and bake at 180°C/350°F for approx. 50 – 55 min. until golden brown. Enjoy!
    • 6⅔ g butter
    • egg white
    • tsp water
    • pastry brush

    Transfer apple slices to pie dish and spread out evenly. Cut remainder of butter into pieces and place on top of apples. Cover pie with rest of dough. Make a small hole in the middle, so air can escape. Mix together egg white and water and brush on top. Return to oven and bake at 180°C/350°F for approx. 50 – 55 min. until golden brown. Enjoy!

  • Enjoy your meal!

    American apple pie

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