Bake Like a Pro: Apple Pie
Imagine the sweet aroma of freshly baked apples, cinnamon, and butter wafting through your kitchen—this is the magic of “Bake Like a Pro: Apple Pie.” Let me take you on a culinary journey to master the art of creating the perfect apple pie, just like a seasoned pastry chef.
- 6 cups of thinly sliced, peeled apples (a mix of Granny Smith and Honeycrisp)
- 3/4 cup white sugar
- 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
- 1 package refrigerated pie crusts
- Preheat your oven to 425°F (220°C).
- In a large bowl, gently toss the sliced apples with sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, lemon juice, and flour.
- Roll out one pie crust and place it in a 9-inch pie dish. Pour the apple mixture into the crust and dot with butter.
- Roll out the second pie crust and place it over the apple filling. Seal the edges and cut slits in 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. Allow it to cool before serving.
Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cook Time: 50 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Yield: 8 servings
Indulge in the irresistible combination of sweet apples and flaky crust with this ‘Bake Like a Pro: Apple Pie.’ Perfect for holidays or any occasion!
Nutritional Information: Calories per serving – 320, Total Fat – 14g, Cholesterol – 15mg, Sodium – 230mg, Total Carbohydrates – 48g, Protein – 2g
Concluding this culinary adventure, ‘Bake Like a Pro: Apple Pie’ is not just a recipe; it’s a symphony of flavors that will make you the star baker in your circle. The combination of tart Granny Smith apples, warm spices, and a buttery crust creates a dessert that’s both comforting and sophisticated. So, roll up your sleeves, preheat that oven, and get ready to create a masterpiece that will have everyone asking for seconds. Whether it’s a family gathering or a solo indulgence, this apple pie will elevate your baking skills to pro level. Happy baking!