Apple Pie

jeanndan 09-08-99 8:51 AM pt (US)

Apple Pie

2 cups of flour
1/2 tsp. salt
3/4 cup shortening
1 T. lemon juice
2 egg yolks
7-9 T. very cold water

28-32 Apples
1 cup sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
1 T. flour
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. nutmeg
3/4 cup raisins or currents (optional)

1 T. butter
1 cup Powdered Sugar
1 1/2 T. boiling water
1/2 tsp. vanilla

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Crust: Sift dry ingredients and cut in shortening. Mix unbeaten egg yolks and lemon juice in water. Add to first mixture, cutting into soft dough. Toss onto slightly floured board and divide into two portions. Roll one portion to 1/3" thickness and line a jellyroll pan with crust. Roll other portion and into rectangle also and cut into strips and criss-cross on top after filling.

Filling: Pare thin and slice apples. Sift sugar, salt, flour and spices onto apples and shake until apples are covered with mixture. Place apples on prepared bottom crust. Wet top edges of dough, put on top crust strips and press to edges to firmly seal together.

Go to Mimi's Archive Page

Return to Mimi's Recipe Request Line