Apple Pie

A surplus of fall apples would sometimes inspire Mom to pull out her pastry skills and make a few cinnamon-laden apple pies, topped with either a full or a lattice-work crust.

Ingredients for Apple Pie

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 T flour
  • 1/2 t cinnamon
  • 1/4 t nutmeg
  • 1/8 t salt
  • 1 T grated lemon rind
  • 5 cups sliced, tart apples
  • 1 T lemon juice
  • 2 T butter

Preheat oven to 425ยบ F.

Line a 9″ pie plate with pastry. Combine sugar, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt ,and lemon rind. Add apples and toss to coat. Arrange in plate. Sprinkle with lemon juice and dot with butter. Top with pastry, pricking top with fork in several places, or form into a lattice-work pattern. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until browned.