Upside-down Southern Apple Pecan Pie

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 40 mins

A different way to make apple pie, delicious served warm with ice cream!.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Spoon butter in bottom of a 9-inch pie plate.
  2. Arrange pecan halves around bottom of pan.
  3. Sprinkle 2/3 cup brown sugar over pecans.
  4. Press one of the prepared pie crusts into bottom and along sides of the pan (over the pecans and sugar); trim off excess pastry.
  5. In a bowl, combine apples and lemon.
  6. Combine 1/3 cup brown sugar and remaining ingredients; toss gently, and add/mix in with the apples.
  7. Spoon the apple mixture evenly over the crust in the pie pan.
  8. Top with remaining pie pastry; fold edges over and flute.
  9. Prick the crust a few times with a fork.
  10. Bake at 450 degrees for 10 minutes.
  11. Reduce the oven temperature to 350 degrees, and bake for another 30-40 minutes.
  12. Cool 5 minutes, then turn the pie upside down on a pie plate.


Most Helpful

My recipe is only slightly different so I am sure that they taste pretty much the same...this is an AMAZING pie! Fun presentation and tastes wonderful! Make sure you turn it out after only 5 minutes though or it sticks in the pie plate!

QueenJellyBean September 12, 2008

I used fuji apples, and slivered almonds intead of the pecans. My family was wowed with how it looked and tasted. Everyone had 2 pieces. So simple to prepare. I'll never go back to traditional pie again.

Mama Q February 01, 2005

I have made this apple pie for years. It is our favorite. It also makes a very impressive presentation!! Give it a won't be sorry.

Cookiegirlandi December 04, 2004

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