Classic Apple Pie Perfection
There’s nothing quite like the warm, comforting aroma of a freshly baked apple pie that fills the air on a crisp fall day. Our Classic Apple Pie Perfection recipe brings together the timeless flavors of tender, cinnamon-kissed apples encased in a flaky, golden crust. This is more than just a dessert; it’s a slice of nostalgia and a symbol of togetherness.
- 6-7 large Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, and sliced
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 package store-bought pie crusts
- 2 tablespoons butter, cut into small pieces
- Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C).
- In a large bowl, combine the sliced apples, granulated sugar, flour, cinnamon, salt, and lemon juice. Toss until the apples are evenly coated.
- Roll out one pie crust and fit it into a 9-inch pie dish.
- Spoon the apple mixture into the pie crust, packing it gently.
- Dot the apples with butter pieces for extra richness.
- Roll out the second pie crust and place it over the apples. Trim any excess and crimp the edges to seal the pie.
- Make a few slits on the top crust to allow steam to escape.
- Bake for 45-50 minutes or until the crust is golden brown and the filling is bubbly.
- Let the pie cool for a while before slicing and serving.
Prep time: 30 minutes
Yield: 1 delicious apple pie
A slice of Classic Apple Pie Perfection, with its buttery crust and spiced apple filling, is the quintessential fall dessert.
Nutritional information: Calories per serving – 320 kcal
Indulging in a slice of this Classic Apple Pie Perfection is like taking a bite out of autumn itself. The flavors of tender apples, kissed by the warmth of cinnamon, evoke feelings of comfort and celebration. Whether it’s served on a special occasion or just as a sweet ending to a weeknight meal, this pie brings people together. The crisp, buttery crust cradles the luscious apple filling, a match made in dessert heaven. As you savor each bite, you can almost hear the leaves rustling and feel the cozy embrace of a soft blanket. It’s a reminder that some things, like the joy of a perfectly baked apple pie, never go out of style. So gather your loved ones, cut a generous slice, and create lasting memories with a dessert that’s as heartwarming as it is delicious.