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pastry for a 9 inch double crust pie
tart apples - peeled, cored and chopped
light brown sugar
Instead of the top crust I made a crumb topping. Voted best pie overall by family and friends. Nice spicy taste!
That's a LOT of sugar even for tart apples -- I added another 2c of apples and ditched half the sugar for a deep dish pie. Turned out well.
This was only an ok recipe. I thought the two cups of sugar was too much and I added it dubiously...and I was right. I didn't use especially tart apples, but even had I done that, this would have been too sweet. Next time, if I make this again (because I loved the mix of spices...the flavor was excellent there)I will cut the sugar back to no more than 1 1/4 cups. I thought the addition of coriander was interesting; it added a hint of a lemony note to the flavor. But there again, it was nearly overpowered by the sweetness. If you wanted to keep the sugar the same, this would probably be the kind of pie that is good cut with a slice of fresh cheddar cheese.
LOVED the spicing, but WOW is this thing too sweet! I cut the sugar back to 1 1/4 c and it was STILL too sweet. Unless you are using REALLY tart apples the sugar needs to be not more than 1 cup total in my opinion. We found it almost too sweet to eat.
Great taste, but way too sweet. I'll make it again, but cut the sugars down.
This is a great recipe; however, I cut the sugar and brown sugar in half.
Outstanding pie! Make it and watch it disappear. I've used Marie Callendar's frozen deep dish pie crust and had great results.
One caveat: make sure to put the pie on a foil covered pan when you bake it - the juice has a tendency to seep out and carmelise.
this is really good. it was my first and i didnt quite get it right, but hey it was my first! i will make it again! but i may add more apples next ime!! just for fun! everything was perfect! i will make sure i make my own crust next time too, my store baught one kinda came apart.. so i m trying the famous one on here! *Laughing* can wait til thanksgiving to show off my new found talent!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Top Secret Apple Pie
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 149
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