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Favorite Apple Pie

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Tart apples 3 Pound
  All purpose flour 1 Tablespoon
  9 inch double crust pie pastry 1 , unbaked
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Cream/Evaporated milk 1 Tablespoon
Directions

Put sugar, water, and salt in large skillet; cover and heat until sugar begins to dissolve.
Peel and core apples; cut into eighths.
Drop enough pieces of apple into sugar syrup to cover bottom of skillet; cook gently until just tender, leaving cover on until apples begin to get tender; remove apple pieces carefully to flat pan or tray.
Continue until all are done.
Thicken syrup with flour mixed with a little water; there should be about 1/3 cup thickened syrup; cool.
Roll pastry 1/8 inch thick for 2-crust pie and line deep 9-inch pie pan.
Fill with apples; cover with thickened syrup and top with cinnamon and butter.
Moisten edge of crust; cover with top crust, which has been slit for steam to escape.
Crimp edges firmly.
Brush top with cream for glaze.
Bake in preheated very hot oven (450°F.) for 15 minutes.
Reduce heat to hot (400°F.) and bake for 25 minutes longer, or until apples are well done and crust is golden.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Apple
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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