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Overhead view of one slice of apple pie with two scoops of vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce in the background.

All American Apple Pie Recipe With Caramel Sauce

  • Author: Ben Myhre
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cooling time: 2 hours
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes
  • Total Time: 3 hours and 20 minutes
  • Yield: 6 slices 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baking
  • Cuisine: American

Description

This American Apple Pie has a great crust, an awesome filling, and is the quintessential American dessert. Treat yourself and your family to this Apple Pie Recipe today.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 2 pie crusts (makes one whole pie)
  • 5 Medium Braeburn Apples
  • ⅔ cups sugar
  • ¼ cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon sugar

Instructions

 

  1. Peel and finely slice 5 large apples.
  2. Mix apples, ⅔ cup sugar, ¼ cup flour, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  3. Preheat oven to 425° Fahrenheit
  4. Place one pie crust on the bottom of 9-inch pie tin
  5. Add pie filling
  6. Add 2 tablespoons butter that has been cubed
  7. Add top crust
  8. Use fingers to pinch crust together
  9. Trim excess dough, but the crust will shink a bit, so leave a bit
  10. Using fork, crimp the two doughs together further
  11. Brush light coating of egg on dough crust
  12. Sprinkle with sugar
  13. Using knife, slit four holes in crust
  14. Loosely wrap the crust edges with tinfoil to help prevent overbrowing of the crust edges.
  15. Put in oven for 35 minutes
  16. Remove tinfoil
  17. Check every 5 minutes and remove when it looks done. 40-45 minutes
  18. Let rest for at least 2 hours
  19. SERVE

Notes

  • When baking, your dough will shrink a bit, which can impact the lip of the crust. Be generous with what you leave on the pie when you trim it.
  • Use tinfoil to guard your crust. There are also pie guards for sale, but i have had better luck with just plain tinfoil.
  • Let that pie rest for a while before serving.

Keywords: American Apple Pie Recipe