Topsy-Turvy Apple Pie

Topsy-Turvy Apple Pie

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"This unique double-crusted apple pie is inverted after baking so that the brown sugar and pecan layer is on top."
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Ingredients

servings 435 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 435 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 21.3 g
  • 33%
  • Carbs:
  • 62g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 299 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. Spread butter or margarine evenly on bottom and sides of a 9-inch pie plate. Press pecans, rounded side down, into butter layer. Pat brown sugar evenly over nuts, then lay one pastry shell over brown sugar layer.
  3. Place apples in a large bowl and sprinkle with lemon juice.
  4. In a small bowl combine flour, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Mix well. Toss mixture with apples, coating thoroughly.
  5. Spread apples into pie plate. Cover apples with second pastry shell. Crimp edges of pastry and make steam vents in top.
  6. Bake in preheated oven for 50 minutes. Cool 5 minutes then place serving plate over top of pie; invert pie onto plate. Carefully remove pie pan. Serve warm or cool.

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Fairly easy to make, unique pie but wonderful flavor & rave reviews from everyone. Hint: dont let the pie cool too much before you flip it as becomes impossible to remove from the pan. If this h...

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top (or bottom), the flipped side, didn't cook for me. Just a doughy mess. Not too flavorful.

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Fairly easy to make, unique pie but wonderful flavor & rave reviews from everyone. Hint: dont let the pie cool too much before you flip it as becomes impossible to remove from the pan. If this h...

I tried this recipe because we were tired of plain old apple pie. It is so good. This has become a family tradition for the holidays! I don't know who came up with this recipe, but THANK YOU!

top (or bottom), the flipped side, didn't cook for me. Just a doughy mess. Not too flavorful.

This recipe turned out great. The apple mixture wasn't overly sweet, so it went really well with the candied pecans. If you aren't worried about presentation, you can use crumbled pecans (like...

Awesome concept and a scrumptious, gooey addition to an apple pie that took it over the top! Made this pie last night by happenstance. I had a ruined pie crust/dough and needed to disguise it an...

The candied pecans are delicious!

This is a great alternative to traditional apple pies! My family loved it and said it was a keeper!!! I've made it a few times and found real butter spreads more easily in the bottom of the pi...

This was GREAT! Absolutely delicious!!

I made this delicious pie, it is a keeper! I used my own pie crust though.....we had a friend over to enjoy with us. It is beautiful to look at and to eat! A mixture between a apple and pecan pi...

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