Old Time Apple Pie

Old Time Apple Pie

Ingredients:

6

 

Medium sized tart apples

2/3

Cup

Sugar

Cup

Firmly packed brown sugar

Cup

Orange juice

1

Cup

Water

Tsp

Ground nutmeg

1/3

Tsp

Ground cinnamon

2

Tbl

Butter

1

 

Egg white, beaten

 

 

Pastry dough, Top and bottom pastry for 1 9 pie

Directions:

Roll out half of pastry to 1/8 thick, line a 9 pie plate. Peel, Core, and thinly slice the apples.

In a medium saucepan, combine apples, sugar, brown sugar, orange juice and water, bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 5 min or until apples are tender.

Drain apples and set aside, reserve syrup in saucepan, cook over medium heat until volume is reduced by half. Add nutmeg and cinnamon, stirring well.

Spoon apples into pastry lined pieplate. Pour syrup, approx cup) over apples, and dot with butter.

Roll out remaining pastry to 1/8 thickness and lay across apples in pieplate. Pinch to seal edges, cut 3 slits in top for vent. Brush with egg white and sprinkle with sugar. Bake in a 450 oven for 10 min, reduce heat to 350 and bake an additional 30 minutes or until lightly browned.

 

Yields

6 servings

 

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