Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Apple Pie





Crust :

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons cold unsalted butter
1/2 cup sour cream
2 tablespoons canola oil
3 tablespoons ice water


Filling

12 cups thinly sliced peeled apples
2/3 cup packed light brown sugar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 1/4 teaspoons cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
Pinch of ground allspice
Pinch of salt
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon granulated sugar
1 egg white, lightly beaten
Preparation:


To prepare crust:

Whisk 2 1/2 all-purpose flour, 3 tablespoons sugar and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a large bowl. Cut butter into small pieces and, with your fingers, quickly rub them into the dry ingredients until the pieces are smaller but still visible. Add sour cream and oil; toss with a fork to combine with the dry ingredients. Sprinkle water over the mixture. Toss with a fork until evenly moist. Knead the dough with your hands in the bowl a few time, he mixture will still be a little crumbly. Turn out onto a clean surface and knead a few more times, until the dough just holds together. Divide the dough in half and shape into 5-inch-wide disks. Wrap the dough in plastic and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.


To prepare filling:

Combine apples, brown sugar, lemon juice, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and pinch of salt in a large bowl. Reserving 4 cups, transfer the rest of the apple mixture to a oven. Cook over medium heat, stirring, until the apples are tender and beginning to break down, about 10 minutes. Remove from the heat, stir in the reserved apples and 2 tablespoons flour; let cool for about 30 minutes. To assemble & bake pie: Position a rack in lower third of oven; preheat to 425°F. Remove the dough from the refrigerator; let stand for 5 minutes to warm slightly. Roll one portion between sheets of parchment or wax paper into a 13-inch circle. Peel off the top sheet and invert the dough into a 9 1/2-inch deep-dish pie pan. Peel off the remaining paper. Scrape the filling into the crust. Roll the remaining portion of dough between sheets of parchment or wax paper into another 13-inch circle. Peel off the top sheet of paper and invert the dough onto the fruit. Peel off the remaining paper. Trim the crust so it overhangs evenly. Tuck the top crust under the bottom crust, sealing the two together and making a plump edge. Flute the edge with your fingers. Combine 1 teaspoon granulated sugar and the remaining 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon in a small bowl. Brush the crust with egg white and sprinkle with the cinnamon-sugar. Cut 6 steam vents in the top crust. Bake the pie on the bottom rack for 25 minutes. Reduce the oven temperature to 370° and continue baking until the crust is golden brown and the filling is bubbling, 20 to 30 minutes more. Let cool on a wire rack for about 2 hours.


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