How To Make An Apple Pie!

November 26, 2015
November 26, 2015 Hilary

How To Make An Apple Pie!

I’ve always enjoyed baking! Mainly I bake cakes, cupcakes and cookies for various holidays and birthdays. However, Tim’s absolute favorite is pie and I rarely make them. Mainly because anyone who bakes regularly knows making a good pie is much more difficult than it looks. It’s definitely easier to just buy one.

Recently I discovered an attachment for my Kitchen Aid mixer that peels apples in about a nano-second! I saw a demo in the store and decided its time to start making pies! I even volunteered to bring one to our Thanksgiving Dinner today…

There are many recipes for Apple Pie, but after a few practice pies I decided to use a combination of two:

Aunt B’s Filling

5-7 apples cored, peeled and sliced

1 cup sugar

2 Tbsp flour

1 tsp cinnamon

1/4 tsp nutmeg

Dash salt

Mix and put into pie shell. Dot with 2 Tbsp butter or margarine

Bake at 400 about 50 min or until top is lightly brown

The Crust 

The Gourmets Cookbook recipe for all butter pastry dough.

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The Most Important Ingredient

I know this pie will be good because even though I’m no pie baking expert I made it with my dear friend Maria! We spent the day laughing, drinking wine, enjoying being together and making pie! Perfect!

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We used some extra dough and filing to make these little fruit pies and they came out great! A fun treat for our families and honestly, we weren’t sure they would wait for today to eat pie. Insurance!


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I love to travel & explore the world both near and far! I do my best to make the most out of life each and everyday! I have two boys and they are, at the ages of 13 and 18, world travelers and all around go along guys. There isnt anywhere I cant take them. It is my hope this blog will be a way to share the fun things Ive learned while on our many adventures together!

Comments (5)

  1. C

    Awesome post! Thanks for sharing 🙂
    Check out my recipe for Baked Apple Chips, I’m sure you’ll enjoy it 🙂

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