Diabetic Apple Pie

Total Time
50mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 20 mins

I have not made this Diabetic apple pie that was originally printed in the International Menu Diabetic Cookbook entitled Iablochnyi Pirog as a Russian apple pie. Food exchanges are: 1/2 bread and 1 1/2 fruit and 1 fat.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Sift flour and salt together in large bowl.
  2. Stir in oil and water.
  3. Knead dough 3-4 times until moist and elastic.
  4. Roll into ball;cover;refrigerate for 10 minutes.
  5. Place between 2 sheets of wax paper.
  6. Roll dough into a 12-inch circle.
  7. Place in 8" pie plate.
  8. Trim edges and press with fork.
  9. Poke a few holes in empty pie shell.
  10. Brush with 1 egg white and bake for 5 minutes at 350-degrees F.
  11. Remove from oven.
  12. While crust is cooking start preparing apples.
  13. Peel, core, and slice apples.
  14. Drop apples slices into bowl of cold water with 1 TB lemon juice.
  15. Drain and dry before using.
  16. Mix apple slices with half of lemon rind, cinnamon, nutmeg, coriander, and apple juice concentrate.
  17. Turn into pie shell.
  18. Place in 350-degree oven and bake for 12-15 minutes.
  19. While pie is cooking, whip 2 egg whites until stiff peaks form.
  20. Add 1/2 tsp lemon rind and cream of tartar.
  21. Continue beating until thick.
  22. Remove pie from oven when done, pile merinque on top of it in decorative swirls, top with remaining lemon rind.
  23. Return to oven.
  24. Bake for 5-7 minutes longer or until merinque is golden brown.
Most Helpful

2 5

I made this pie for my dad who is diabetic. With the merinque topping and whole wheat pie crust I thought it would be a nice change from the "regular" apple pie recipe. I am very sorry but this did not work well for us.

3 5

This seemed very interesting and I really hoped it would work out. It came out of the oven and was very appealing. It was just not to our liking.