Apple is at its best between September and March even you can find it all year round. Here, Cinnamon brings aroma to our compotes, Apple sauce, and of course this Delicious Home made Apple Pie…
Ingredients for 6 to 8 people:
- 2 cups piecrust like pâte brisée
- 1/2 cup light brown sugar
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 2 Tbp flour
- 3/4 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp nutmeg
- 1/8 tsp salt
- 6 cups thinly sliced, pared apples
- 1 1/2 tsp grated lemon peel
- 2 Tbp butter
- 1 egg yolk
Make pastry as directed in Tips/Astuces. Roll pastry for bottom crust.
Preheat oven to 425°F In large bowl, mix sugars, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt. Add apples, toss slightly to combine. Turn apple mixture into pastry-lined pie plate, mounding up in centre to support top crust.
Sprinkle with lemon peel. Dot apples with butter cut in small pieces.
Roll out remaining pastry. Fold over and cut slits for steam vents. Using scissors, trim overhanging pastry of bottom crust to mesure 1/2 inch from rim of pie plate.
Moisten edge of bottom pastry with a little water. Fold top pastry under edge of bottom pastry. With fingers, press edges to seal. Press upright to form rim by pinching dough between index finger and thumb. Repeat at same angle all around.
Mix yolk with 1 Tbp water. Brush on crust and bake 45 to 50 minutes, until apples are tender, crust golden. Serve warm.