Molasses Apple Pie

Recipe by Steve P.
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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix the molasses, water, lemon juice and salt in a saucepan.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Add the sliced apples and simmer until the apples are tender.
  • remove the apples from the syrup.
  • Melt the butter in a saucepan, and blend in the flour.
  • Pour this into the hot syrup and simmer, stirring constantly until the syrup is smooth and thick.
  • Fold the apples into the syrup.
  • Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Make Pastry for 2 crust 9 inch pie by mixing shortening, salt, and flour with a fork until crumbly.
  • Add 5 tablespoons water and mix well, adding more water if too dry.
  • Form into a ball.
  • Roll out half of it and line the pie pan, letting it hang over the edge about 1 inch.
  • Fold the extra pastry over toward the middle and flute the edges with your fingers for a built up rim.
  • Roll out the rest of the pastry, and cut into narrow strips for a lattice top.
  • Spoon the apple syrup mixture into the pastry lined pan.
  • Arrange 7 or 8 strips over the top.
  • trim the ends, moisten, and press into the rim.
  • Lay more strips over them.
  • leaving a diamond shaped spaces, and trimming, moistening and pressing into the edge like the first ones.
  • Bake the pie at 425 degrees for 30 minutes.
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