Apple Crumble Pie

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Sep. 16, 2013

Apple pie - or - apple crumble? If you can't decide what to make give this recipe a try.


For crust
All purpose flour 2 1/2 Cup (40 tbs) (675 mL)
Granulated sugar 1 Tablespoon
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Unsalted butter 1 Cup (16 tbs) , cubed & frozen (250 mL)
Ice water 3/4 Cup (12 tbs) (125
For filling
Apples 5 Cup (80 tbs) , peeled, cored and sliced (1.25 L)
Granulated sugar 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) (125 mL)
Ground cinnamon 3/4 Teaspoon (3 mL)
Instant tapioca 1 Tablespoon
For topping
Granulated sugar 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs) (75 mL)
All purpose flour 3/4 Cup (12 tbs) (175 mL)
Frozen butter 6 Tablespoon , cubed (90 mL)



For Crust:

1. In food processor, place the flour, sugar, salt, and frozen cubed butter. Pulse the mixture just until the butter & flour look like fine bread crumbs.

2. Turn the processor to on, and slowly drizzle in the ice water until a ball of dough starts to appear in the mixer bowl. Do not overwork the dough.

3. Turn the mix out onto the countertop and form into a ball. Divide the dough in half, and wrap each with plastic. Refrigerate at least one hour before rolling out.

4. Preheat oven to 400 degree F or 200 degree C.


5. Roll dough to fit into a 9-inch deep dish pie plate. Tuck the extra ends and pinch the edge to make it look beautiful. Pop into the fridge while you make the filling.

For Filling

6. Mix together sugar, cinnamon, and tapioca.

7. In a bowl, place apple slices and add sugar mixture. Mix well.

For Topping:

8. In a food processor pulse sugar, flour, and frozen butter until crumbly.


9. Pour apples into pie shell, and sprinkle crumble mixture over top.

10. Bake in preheated oven for about 40 minutes or until apples are soft and top is lightly browned.


11. Cut into wedge, serve and enjoy!


Place the remaining dough in refrigerator for later use.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 40 Minutes
Ready In: 40 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 641Calories from Fat 287

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 33 g50.8%

Saturated Fat 20 g100%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 249 mg10.38%

Total Carbohydrates 84 g28%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 38 g

Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet