Upside-Down Southern Apple Pie

Total Time
55mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 30 mins

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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