Traditional Apple Pie recipe that won’t disappoint. Classic sweet apple pie filling in a flaky pie crust topped with a glaze makes this pie unforgettable.
Traditional Apple Pie
Time for a classic! Traditional Apple Pie is such an important of Fall, isn’t it? Everyone needs a go-to apple pie recipe to keep them going through the season, and all through the holidays! And I assure you, this traditional apple pie won’t disappoint. The secret to this pie is preparing the filling and the sweet glaze on top!
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Traditional Apple Pie Recipe
- 1 recipe for a 9 inch double crust pie Try my Easy No-Fail Pie Crust Recipe
- 1/2 cup butter
- 3 tablespoons flour
- 1/4 cup water
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
- 6-8 Granny Smith apples peeled, cored, and sliced
Place the bottom crust in your greased 9-inch pie pan. Set aside.
Place apples in a large mixing bowl. Set aside
Melt the butter in a medium saucepan. Stir in flour to form a paste.
Add water, white sugar, brown sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg, and bring to a boil. Remove from heat.
Reserve 2-3 tablespoons sugar mixture. Then toss remaining sugar mixture with apples. Toss or gently stir to fully coat apples.
Fill pie pan with sliced apples.
Cover with a lattice work crust. (You can also use a traditional one-piece crust top, BUT make sure you have large open slits cut for the next step to work properly)
With a pastry brush, brush the remaining sugar mixture evenly over the crust.
Bake in a 350° oven for about an hour, or until apple are soft and crust is golden. If you notice your crust is getting too brown, cover with foil and continue baking.
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