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Granny Smith's Apple Pie Recipe

Updated on January 28, 2014

Granny Smith's Apple Pie Recipe

Apple pie is an American past time, and my Granny Smith made the best apple pie I have ever tasted. Below you will find her recipe, and I have no doubt you will agree that it is the best thing you have ever tasted.

Apple Pie Recipe Ingredients

Prep Time is 30 Minutes

Cook Time is 1 Hour

Yields 1 9-inch Pie


1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch double crust pie
1/2 cup unsalted butter
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/4 cup water
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
8 Granny Smith apples - peeled, cored and sliced

Apple Pie Recipe Preparation

Preheat your oven to 425 degrees. Melt the butter in a saucepan. Stir in flour to form a paste. Add water, white sugar and brown sugar, and bring to a boil. Reduce temperature and let simmer for a bit.
Place the bottom crust in your pan. Fill with apples, mounded slightly. Cover with a lattice work crust. Gently pour the sugar and butter liquid over the crust. Pour slowly so that it does not run over.
Bake 15 minutes in the your oven. Reduce the temperature to 350 degrees. Continue baking for 35 to 45 minutes, until apples are soft and gooey.

Other Apple Pie Recipe Demonstrations

Apple Pie Facts

1. It is believe that the first apple pie was cooked in England nearly 600 years ago.

2. Early apple pies contained no sugar because sugar was expensive. Instead the pies wer sweetened with figs and other sweet fruits.

3. The English brought apple pie to America.

4. There really was a Granny Smith. Maria Ann Smith was born in England in 1799.

5. Apple pie is oftened served with ice cream. This is called apple pie a la mode.

6. McDonald's added their apple pie dessert to its menu in 1968.

7. Apple pie is often served with cheese. (American Cheese or Cheddar0

8. Nearly 35 % of American have admitted to haveing apple pie for breakfast.

9. There are 411 calories in one piece of apple pie.

10. The state of Vermont adopted apple pie as the official state pie in 1999


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      Tommy 3 years ago

      Absolutely first rate and cop-repbottomed, gentlemen!

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      brackenb 5 years ago

      Delicious - one of my favourites.

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      Chitrangada Sharan 5 years ago from New Delhi, India

      That sounds delicious! I am definitely going to try this. Thanks for sharing the additional Apple pie facts.