There is no sugar added to this pie, so the sweetness that you taste comes from the natural goodness of the apples. Lemon juice and cinnamon are added for some zing along with a bit of butter just before the top crust is put on. It bakes up golden brown w
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch double crust pie
- 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 9 apples - peeled, cored and sliced
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon butter
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
In a large bowl mix together flour, salt, and cinnamon. Add apples and lemon juice. Toss until apples are thoroughly coated. Allow to sit for 10 minutes.
Pour apples into pastry-lined pie plate. Dot with butter or margarine. Cover with top pastry. Seal edges and cut steam vents in top pastry.
Bake in preheated oven for 35 to 45 minutes, until crust is golden brown.
Baking pie is a rather straightforward technique, but a few tips can only help to make your pies come out looking and tasting perfect!