Homemade Cinnamon Apple Pie
When the leaves start to turn and there’s a hint of crispness in the air, it’s time to savor the warm, comforting flavors of Homemade Cinnamon Apple Pie. This classic dessert is a true labor of love, and the aroma that fills your kitchen as it bakes is simply irresistible.
- 1 package of refrigerated pie crusts
- 6-7 cups of thinly sliced and peeled apples (such as Granny Smith or Honeycrisp)
- 1 cup of granulated sugar
- 2 tablespoons of all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon of ground nutmeg
- 1/4 teaspoon of salt
- 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons of unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
- 1 egg (for egg wash)
- 1 tablespoon of granulated sugar (for sprinkling)
- Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C).
- Place one pie crust in a 9-inch pie pan and trim any excess dough.
- In a large bowl, combine the sliced apples, 1 cup of sugar, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, and lemon juice. Toss until the apples are evenly coated.
- Fill the pie crust with the apple mixture and dot the top with butter.
- Place the second pie crust over the filling, trim any excess, and crimp the edges to seal the pie.
- Beat the egg and brush it over the top crust. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of sugar.
- Make several small slits in the top crust to allow steam to escape.
- Bake for 45-55 minutes or until the crust is golden brown and the filling is bubbly.
- Allow the pie to cool for at least 2 hours before serving to let the filling set.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 45-55 minutes
Yield: 8 servings
Homemade Cinnamon Apple Pie is the ultimate fall dessert. The flaky crust encases tender, cinnamon-spiced apples, creating a slice of heaven on your plate. Serve it warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for the perfect seasonal treat.
Nutrition: Calories per serving – 320kcal
As you take your first bite of this Homemade Cinnamon Apple Pie, you’ll be transported to autumn bliss. The combination of sweet apples and warm spices is a delightful embrace of the season. Share this pie with loved ones and create cherished memories around the dinner table. Whether it’s a holiday gathering or a cozy evening at home, this pie brings joy to every occasion.