Awesome Gluten Free Apple Pie With Crumble Topping

Recipe by LiRoper
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 8

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • Pastry Crust Makes Two Crusts
  • 1 12
    cups gluten-free flour (Bob's Red Mills All Purpose Gluten Free Flour, Avail at Kroger & online)
  • 13
  • 12
    cup sugar
  • 1
    teaspoon xanthan gum (Bob's Red Mills)
  • 8
    tablespoons butter, cut into pieces
  • 1
    large egg
  • 1
    tablespoon gluten-free vanilla extract (Available online at the Gluten Free Pantry)
  • Apple Filling
  • 7
    medium apples, peeled, cored and very thinly sliced. Use mildly sweet to tart very crisp apple (such as Granny Smith, Braeburn, Cortlands)
  • 12
    cup sugar
  • 1
    teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 14
    teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 14
    teaspoon salt
  • Crumble Topping
  • 34
    cup gluten-free flour (See above)
  • 12
    teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 13
    cup butter, chilled & cut into small pieces
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DIRECTIONS

  • ***Pastry Crust Instructions***.
  • In a mixing bowl stir together the flour, xanthan gum and cornstarch.
  • Then add the sugar, butter, egg and vanilla and mix until combined.
  • Remove dough from bowl and knead and fold on a surface dusted with GF flour until well well combined.
  • Divide into two pieces and wrap in plastic wrap, place one in the refrigerator to chill and place the other in the freezer for later use.
  • --Go ahead and make Apple Filling while the Pastry Crust is chilling.
  • --.
  • After approx 20 minutes, remove dough from refrigerator and roll into a ball.
  • Using a rolling pin, roll the dough out on a lightly GF floured surface until it is the thickness of a normal pie crust.
  • Place crust in a 9 inch glass pie dish that is lightly sprayed with non stick spray.
  • Using a fork poke a bunch of holes in the sides and bottom of the crust.
  • ***Apple Filling Instructions***.
  • In a large bowl mix apples, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt.
  • Set aside and let the juices mix.
  • ***Crumble Topping Instructions***.
  • In small bowl mix together brown sugar, GF flour and nutmeg.
  • Next mix in the chilled butter and cut it in with a fork or other tool until you have a course crumbly mixture.
  • ***Assembling your Pie***.
  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Spoon apples into your pie crust, mounding in the middle and pouring the sugary juices over top.
  • Sprinkle your Crumble Topping all over the top (use it all).
  • Use tin foil to cover edges of crust as it will burn easily.
  • Bake for approximately 35 minutes, topping will be lightly browned and filling will be bubbly.
  • Let cool for at least an hour before serving.
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