Classic Apple Pie

Classic Apple Pie

Some things are hard to improve on, like tender sweet and spicy apples in a flaky golden crust. This is it.

Serves 8

Pastry for two-crust 9-inch pie
6 Golden Delicious apples, peeled, cored, and thinly
1/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoon flour
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/8 teaspoon ground mace
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
Cream or whole milk


  1. Heat oven to 425 degrees F. Line a 9-inch pie pan with half the pastry. In large bowl, combine apples, sugar, flour, vanilla, cinnamon, ginger, and mace; toss well to blend. Transfer apple mixture to pastry-lined pie pan and dot with butter.
  2. Cover apple filling with remaining pastry; pinch together edges of bottom and top crust to seal. Brush top crust with cream or milk; cut several slits to vent steam. Bake 20 minutes. Reduce oven heat to 375 degrees F and bake 30 to 35 minutes or until apples are tender.
Nutrition information per serving
Protein: 3g; Fat: 17g; Carbohydrate: 49g; Fiber: 5g; Sodium: 302mg; Cholesterol: 8mg; Calories: 402.

Thanks to the Washington Apple Website for this recipe.

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