Apple Pie

ApplePie
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A classic dessert loved by all, the apple pie can be easily made at home with ready-made pie crusts. A filling made with delicious apples, sugar and a hint of lemon juice and cardamom makes this apple pie a delicacy everyone would relish!

Ingredients

  • Ready-made pie crusts                                                2

(If using frozen or refrigerated ones, soften them as per package instructions)

  • Apples, peeled and sliced into thin wedges                   6 medium
  • All-purpose flour                                                        3 tablespoons
  • Sugar                                                                         3/4 cup
  • Lemon Juice                                                                1 tablespoon
  • Cardamom, finely ground                                           3/4 teaspoon

Procedure

  1. Set the oven to preheating at 205 degrees C or 400 degrees F.
  2. Line a pie pan with one of the ready-made pie crust. Press it firmly against the sides and bottom.
  3. Combine the flour, sugar, lemon juice and cardamom powder in a large bowl.
  4. Add the apple wedges and toss to coat them evenly.
  5. Transfer this mixture to the pie pan lined with the pie crust.
  6. Then cover the mixture with the second pie crust.
  7. Press the edges of the crusts together and trim any excess hanging out of the dish. Cut a few holes or slits on the top to allow air circulation.

Tip: If you want to make it look stylish, crimp the edges of the crusts in a designer manner.

  1. Bake for 40 minutes or until the top crust turns brown in color.
  2. Then reduce the temperature to 190 degrees C or 375 degrees F and bake for 30 minutes more.
  3. Remove from the oven when done and allow it to cool.
  4. Cut into slices and serve warm!

Preparation Time: 1 hour 20 minutes

Serves: 8 – 10

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