Friday, October 18, 2013

ABC October 2013 - Crusty Apple Pie

This bake is for Avid Baker's Challenge October 2013, a baking event hosted by Hanaa from Hanaa's Kitchen where we bake recipes from King Arthur Flour for this year

Another keeper recipe. I love it!
Not only it's delicious, but it's easy to make, too. It's so me, huh? :)

Fresh from the oven
 
 
After 1 hour of anxious waiting - time to slice!

 
Yum yum yum!
 


I make half recipe using 6 inches pie pan
For full recipe, you may view in Hanaa's blog HERE

I omitted buttermilk powder and for the cinnamon sprinkle I used a mixture of cinnamon and packed brown sugar
I used 3  medium organic New Zealand Fuji apples, mixed with a dash of salt and a tsp of lemon juice
Sprinkled the top of the pie with demerara sugar (inspired by Joyce from Kitchen Flavours)
Oh, and I used my ten fingers to do the mixing for the crust :P
Baked in preheated oven of 240degC for 15 minutes and reduce the temperature to 190degC for 35 minutes

I cut the first slice after 1 hour and oh my, it's so good!
The crust was so crusty (explained the name LOL), flaky, buttery and crisp, too
The demerara sugar added a nice crunch in every bite
The apple filling was soft, sweet and mixed with cinnamon, it's just perfect!

 
 

9 comments:

  1. yum yum like your crusty apple pie and i will follow you.

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  2. Alice, your apple pie looks so good! I would love a slice (or two) with a scoop of vanilla ice-cream!

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  3. OMG Big Yumms! Love that criss-cross pattern!

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  4. Look at the sugar crust, oh, looks so good!

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  5. oh man.. i don't need to read your description... i can tell it is C-R-U-S-T-Y!!!! i love to bake this but nobody in my house (or around me) loves pie :(... so so so... can i be a parasite of your pie? o(^_-)O

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  6. Love the rusty look of your pie. Plus the sparkling sugar on top! Looks really flaky!

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  7. Hi Alice,
    You are making me crave for it again! It is delicious and the sumac adds a wonderful crunch to the crust, righto!
    Thanks for the mention!

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  8. Love the pattern of your top crust, Alice. I'm glad you enjoyed this recipe. I loved it too. With the weather getting colder here, I just might have to make it again :-)

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