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Gourmet Apple Pie

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Ingredients
  Unbaked 9 inch pie shell 1
  Dry bread crumbs 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped toasted almonds 1 Tablespoon
  Sliced peeled apples 5 Cup (80 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Egg yolk 1 , beaten
  Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Melted butter 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Sugar 3 Tablespoon
Directions

Sprinkle bread crumbs and almonds in pie shell.
Arrange apples in pie shell.
Bake in 350° oven 5 minutes.
Combine 1 egg, 1 egg yolk, heavy cream, 1/2 c. sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg; blend well.
Pour 1/2 of cream mixture over apples.
Continue baking for 30 minutes or until custard is firm.
Pour remaining cream mixture evenly over all.
Bake 30 more minutes or until a knife inserted near the edge comes out clean.
Remove from oven.
Pour butter over the top.
Sprinkle with 3 tblsp.sugar.
Return to oven long enough to glaze topping, about 8 minutes.
Cool before cutting

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Ingredient: 
Apple
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy

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