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Apple Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Billie Lundberg
Added: Sunday, June 1, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
5 to 6 cups apples

Combine and sift over apples:
1/2 to 2/3 c. white or brown sugar
1/8 tsp. salt
1 tbsp. to 1 1/2 tbsp. cornstarch
1/4 tsp. cinnamon
1/8 tsp. nutmeg

Only very tart apples require the larger amount of sugar. Only very juicy apples require the larger amount of cornstarch.

Directions:
Directions:
Stir the apples gently until they are well coated. Place them in layers in the pie shell. Dot them with 1 1/2 tbsp. butter.
If apples lack flavor sprinkle them with 1tbsp. lemon juice, 1/2 tsp. grated lemon rind, and 1 tsp. vanilla.
Bake in preheated 450 oven for 10 min.. Reduce heat to 350, and bake from 45 min. to 1 hour.

 

 

 

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