Cinnamon and nutmeg are sprinkled between layers of sliced apples, covered with a sweet butter crumble concoction, and baked in a pie shell until the apples are tender and the juices are bubbling through the sugar crumble.
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 6 apples - peeled, cored and sliced
- 3/4 cup white sugar
- 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch single crust pie
Mix the white sugar 1 tablespoon of the cinnamon and the nutmeg together in a small bowl. Layer apples then sugar mixture. Then repeat the layering until out of apples.
Mix together the flour and brown sugar and cinnamon and butter. Use a fork until it becomes crumbly. Sprinkle mixture on top of apples.
Bake in a preheated 425 degree F (220 degree C) oven for 40-50 minutes. Cover the top for the remaining 15 minutes to avoid over browning.
Baking pie is a rather straightforward technique, but a few tips can only help to make your pies come out looking and tasting perfect!