Oh La La ... French... Apple Pie

Recipe by Baby Kato
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READY IN: 1hr 25mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Line 9" pie pan with crust, cover and refrigerate.
  • In a small saucepan, combine 1/3 cup sugar and flour, mix well.
  • Stir in milk and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens (1-2 minutes).
  • In seperate bowl beat three egg yolks.
  • Beat 1/4 cup of hot sugar mixture into the egg yolks.
  • Pour the egg yolk mixture into the sugar-flour mixture, stirring to combine well.
  • Add 1 tbsp butter and vanilla.
  • Pour mixture into a bowl to cool.
  • Core, peel and slice the apples, sprinkle with lemon juice.
  • In a large frying pan heat 2 tbsps butter, 2 tbsps sugar, and nutmeg, add the apples and saute.
  • Cook till almost tender (5 min).
  • Remove from heat.
  • Heat the apricot preserves in a small saucepan until melted.
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • Pour the custard into the pie shell.
  • Arrange apple slices overtop of custard.
  • Spread the melted apricot preserves on top of apple slices.
  • Roll out remaining dough to form a 10" round.
  • Cut the dough into 12 (1/2" wide) strips.
  • Moisten the rim of pie shell with cold water.
  • Arrange six dough strips across the pie filling, press the ends of the strips to the rim of the pie shell and trim.
  • Arrange remaining strips at right angles to the first strips to form a lattice.
  • Trim and crimp the edge decoratively.
  • Mix egg yolk and 1 tbsp water together, brush on lattice to make crust glisten.
  • (do not brush egg yolk on edge) Bake at 425 degrees for 40 minutes.
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