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Apple Pie Recipe

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This recipe for Apple Pie, by , is from The Welsh Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Grandma Welsh
Added: Thursday, August 6, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Pastry:
5 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
2 tsp salt
1 pound lard
1 egg
1 tbsp vinegar
cold water
Apples, sugar, cinnamon, flour

Directions:
Directions:
Pastry:
Mix flour, baking powder, salt and lard with pastry cutter, or with 2 knives. Mix until lard is in small pieces. beat egg in 1 cup measure. Add vinegar and add cold water to fill cup. Add to flour mixture and mix with hands. Knead until smooth.
roll and place in pie shell.
Sprinkle 1/8 cup flour and approx 1/2 cup sugar on bottom of crust. Add sliced apples - enough to form a mound in the crust. Sprinkle approx. 1/8 cup sugar on top and sprinkle with approx. 1 tsp of cinnamon. Put top on pie.
Bake at 400 for 10 minutes. Lower oven to 350 for 15-20 minutes and check.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
if using pastry flour, you will need 1/2 - 1 cup more flour then all purpose flour. There is enough crust for 3 to 4 pies or extra pastry can be frozen.

 

 

 

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