Upside-Down Southern Apple Pie

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READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by ~Bliss~

One of my recipes featured in Southern Living

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Spread butter in bottom of 9" deep-dish pieplate.
  2. Arrange pecan halves, rounded sides down, on bottom of pieplate; gentle press into butter.
  3. Sprinkle 2/3 c.
  4. brown sugar over pecans, and gently press.
  5. Roll half of pastry to 1/8" thickness on lightly floured surface; transfer to a pieplate; and press firmly onto bottom and sides of pieplate.
  6. Trim off excess pastry along edges; set saide.
  7. Combine apples and lemon juice in a large mixing bowl.
  8. Combine 1/3 c.
  9. brown sugar and remaining ingredients Sprinkle over apple mixture, and toss gently.
  10. Spoon apple filling evenly into pastry shell.
  11. Roll remaining pastry to 1/8" thickness; transfer to top of pie.
  12. Trim off excess pastry along edges.
  13. Fold edges under, and flute.
  14. Prick top of crust with a fork for steam to escape.
  15. Bake at 450° for 10 min.
  16. Reduce temperature to 350°, and bake an additional 30-40 min.
  17. Cool 5 minutes.
  18. Place plate on top of pie, and invert.
  19. Yield: one 9" pie.

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