Easy as Pie: Rustic Homemade Apple Pie

There’s something truly magical about the aroma of a freshly baked apple pie wafting through the air. This Rustic Homemade Apple Pie recipe is not just a dessert but a journey back in time to the cherished flavors of our childhood. The combination of crisp, tart apples, warm spices, and a buttery, flaky crust evokes feelings of comfort and nostalgia.

Ingredients

  • 6-7 medium Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, and sliced
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 batch of your favorite pie crust dough
  • 1 egg, beaten (for egg wash)

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a large bowl, combine the sliced apples, granulated sugar, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, and lemon juice. Toss until the apples are evenly coated.
  3. Roll out half of the pie crust dough and line a 9-inch pie dish.
  4. Transfer the apple filling into the pie crust, mounding it slightly in the center.
  5. Roll out the remaining pie crust and create a lattice design on top of the apples.
  6. Trim any excess dough and crimp the edges to seal the pie.
  7. Brush the crust with the beaten egg to give it a beautiful golden shine.
  8. Bake in the preheated oven for 45-50 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown and the filling is bubbly.
  9. Allow the pie to cool for at least 2 hours before slicing and serving.

Prep time: 30 minutes

Yield: One 9-inch apple pie

Indulge in the heartwarming delight of a homemade apple pie with buttery crust and perfectly spiced apple filling.

Nutrition information: Calories: 280, Total Fat: 11g, Carbohydrates: 45g, Protein: 2g

A slice of this Rustic Homemade Apple Pie is not just a dessert but a slice of cherished memories. As you savor each bite of the tender apples encased in a flaky crust, you’re transported to cozy moments spent in the kitchen with loved ones. Whether it’s a holiday gathering or a simple Sunday afternoon, this pie is a reminder that some things are timeless and meant to be savored. So, gather your ingredients and create your own heartwarming memories with this delightful apple pie recipe.