Recipe Classic Apple Pie

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  • Classic Apple Pie
  • 6Servings
  • Preparation
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  • 20 minSleep
  • Total
  • 362 kCal
    Per serving
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  • Category : Dessert
  • Sub-category : Flans and Tarts
  • Difficulty : 1
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  • 1 pie plate, 10 inches or 26 cm in diameter
  • 1 saucepan
  • 1 small mixer


  1. To prepare the pastry dough combine the flour and butter (cut into small pieces), salt and sugar. Mix with half a glass of water until a ball forms and let sit 20 minutes
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  2. Prepare the applesauce: in a small saucepan cook 2 apples, cut into small pieces, with the sugar, a little water, and the cinnamon sticks or vanilla pod (split open) for 15 minutes over low heat (or 8 minutes in the microwave) then stir the sauce
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  3. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C)
  4. Spread the pastry dough into the pie pan and prick with a fork. Pour a layer of applesauce on the bottom of the dough.
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  5. Arrange the 3 remaining apples, cut into thin slices, at the bottom of the pie pan.
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  6. Sprinkle with sugar according to taste
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  7. Bake at 400°F (200°C) for about 30 minutes.
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