Perfectly Flaky Apple Pie

Perfectly Flaky Apple Pie

Picture this: a warm, golden-brown apple pie fresh out of the oven, its tantalizing aroma filling your kitchen and beckoning your taste buds. The Perfectly Flaky Apple Pie is more than just a dessert; it’s a slice of comfort and joy.

This beloved recipe brings together the finest selection of crisp, juicy apples, lovingly encased in a flaky, buttery crust that crumbles with each forkful. It’s a symphony of flavors, where the tartness of the apples dances harmoniously with the delicate sweetness of cinnamon and a hint of nutmeg. Every bite is a nostalgic journey through cozy autumn afternoons and holiday gatherings.

Ingredients

  • 6-8 medium-sized Granny Smith apples
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 2 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 package store-bought pie crusts
  • 1 egg (for egg wash)

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. Peel, core, and slice the apples.
  3. In a large bowl, toss the apples with sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and flour.
  4. Roll out one pie crust and place it in a pie dish.
  5. Fill the crust with the apple mixture, creating a gently domed top.
  6. Roll out the second pie crust and lay it over the apples. Trim and crimp the edges.
  7. Brush the top crust with beaten egg, creating a shiny finish.
  8. Make a few slits on the crust to allow steam to escape.
  9. Bake for 45-50 minutes, until the crust is golden and the filling is bubbly.
  10. Allow the pie to cool slightly before serving.

Prep time: 30 minutes

Yield: One delicious apple pie

The Perfectly Flaky Apple Pie captures the essence of fall in each bite. The crunch of the crust, the tender apples, and the medley of warm spices create a symphony of flavors that’s simply irresistible.

Nutrition information: Calories per serving – 320

Picture yourself savoring a slice of this pie, a dollop of vanilla ice cream melting beside it. As you take that first bite, you’re transported to a world of coziness and contentment. Share this recipe with your loved ones, and let the Perfectly Flaky Apple Pie become a cherished tradition in your family gatherings and celebrations. Embrace the joy of baking and the comfort of indulging – this apple pie is perfection on a plate.

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