Apple Pie with Homemade Crust

The secret to an interesting apple pie filling is revealed here. Flaky, buttery crust with an apple pie filling can never go wrong for any Holiday event and family dinner party.
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  • 6-8 apples (about 3lbs) fuji, golden delicious, granny smith, pipping
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 3 tbsp all purpose flour for thickening
  • ¼ tsp ground allspice
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp brandy
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  1. 1 large egg
  2. 1 tbsp full cream


  1. Prepare pie crust
  2. peel, core and slice apples into ¼ -inch to ½ inch slices; add them to a large bowl, sprinkle and toss lemon juice to keep them from turning brown
  3. combine sugar, flour and spices in Ventray Stand Mixer bowl, blend over medium low speed until mixture well combined
  4. add apples slices, use your hands to coat all apple slices with flour mixture
  5. sprinkle brandy and vanilla extract and stir
  6. add apples slices to the bottom of the pie crust arrange in the dough-lined pie plate; fill up the centre, then use the second piece of the pie dough to cover the top
  7. trim excess dough off the sides of the pie
  8. brush on egg wash before baking and during half way through baking

Oven Directions

  1. Preheat Oven to 375F, place one oven rack at the lowest position, place a baking tray with baking sheet to catch any pie dripping
  2. Baking pie for about 15 minutes
  3. Reduce heat to 350F and continue to bake for another 45 minutes to an hour


  1. make sure you avoid red-delicious, they don’t bake well as apple pie fillings.
  2. mixing a variety of apples for the pie filling is the secret trick for having a interesting pie filling.


  1. 9-inch pie dish
  2. Baking tray
  3. Mixer

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