Apple Filling for Pies

Recipe by Dorel
READY IN: 45mins


  • 4
    cups diced apples
  • 2
    tablespoons lemon juice
  • 12
    cup sugar, depending on sweetness of apples, to taste
  • 2 -4
    tablespoons cornstarch
  • 12
    teaspoon nutmeg, to your taste
  • 1
    teaspoon cinnamon, to your taste
  • 1
    cup apple juice or 1 cup water, if you don't have juice, try to have juice, it adds to the flavor


  • Sprinkle lemon juice over apples in saucepan.
  • Mix next four ingredients together and add to apples.
  • Mix well.
  • Add very hot juice to pan, (I microwave juice for 2 minutes) cook, stirring constantly until thickened.
  • Remove from heat and cool.
  • Fill a well chilled 9 inch pastry lined pan and cover with top crust.
  • Bake on lowest rack at 425* for 10 minutes, and finish baking on center rack until bubbling, about 20 minutes more.