Apple Pie with 3 varieties of apples
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Apple Pie with Lattice Top Crust

Make this delicious apple pie with 3 types of apples and create a stunning lattice top. 
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword apple pie, apples, pie crust
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 8 slices
Calories 354kcal
Author Candi Elm

Ingredients

  • CRUST
  • 2 1/2 Cups of all purpose flour
  • 1/4 ts salt
  • 3 TB white granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1 1/2 sticks butter , cut in pieces
  • 1/2 cup ice water
  • Egg wash
  • FILLING
  • 7 apples peeled , cored and sliced
  • 3/4 light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 3/4 ts ground cinnamon
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 3 TB butter diced

Instructions

  • Measure out butter, water and shortening and place in refrigerator to chill.
  • Sift together, flour, salt and sugar, in large bowl.
  • Mix in shortening with your fingers and coat it with the flour. Add the cold butter cubes and mix it into the flour with a pastry blender. Work quickly so butter doesn't melt. This is the key to a good crust.
  • Once the mix looks like coarse cornmeal you can start adding drops of ice water a little at a time and mix it in.
  • Use enough water until you can form a ball of dough and then split it in two and wrap each disk and place in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.
  • FILLING
  • Once your apples are cut and placed in a large bowl, add lemon juice to coat Apples. Mix, flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a smaller bowl and sprinkle over apples to coat generously.
  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees
  • Take out one disk of dough and roll out to 2" larger than your pie plate. Place into the pan and fill with apples. Adding any remaining sugar mix on top of apples.
  • Take out second wrapped disk and roll out to 2" larger than pan. Take pastry cutter and slice even slices and weave on the top.
  • Make an egg wash and brush on top of crust, moderately.
  • Place in middle rack of oven on a cookie sheet. Bake for 40 - 50 minutes, checking on it the last few minutes.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 354kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 115mg | Potassium: 212mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 220IU | Vitamin C: 8.7mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 2.2mg