Upside-Down Southern Apple Pie

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READY IN: 55mins
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Spread butter in bottom of 9" deep-dish pieplate.
  • Arrange pecan halves, rounded sides down, on bottom of pieplate; gentle press into butter.
  • Sprinkle 2/3 c.
  • brown sugar over pecans, and gently press.
  • 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.
  • Trim off excess pastry along edges; set saide.
  • Combine apples and lemon juice in a large mixing bowl.
  • Combine 1/3 c.
  • brown sugar and remaining ingredients Sprinkle over apple mixture, and toss gently.
  • Spoon apple filling evenly into pastry shell.
  • Roll remaining pastry to 1/8" thickness; transfer to top of pie.
  • Trim off excess pastry along edges.
  • Fold edges under, and flute.
  • Prick top of crust with a fork for steam to escape.
  • Bake at 450° for 10 min.
  • Reduce temperature to 350°, and bake an additional 30-40 min.
  • Cool 5 minutes.
  • Place plate on top of pie, and invert.
  • Yield: one 9" pie.
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