January 21, 2011

Old Fashioned Apple Pie

¾ c granulated sugar
½ Tbs corn starch
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp grated lemon peel
½ tsp vanilla
4 lbs. Granny Smith Apples (10 cups)

Honey Wash:
1 Tbs Honey mixed with 1 tsp water

Mix sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon in a large bowl. Stir in lemon peel & vanilla till blended- peel, core and dice apples and add to sugar mix. Toss to coat. Spread in uncooked pie crust. (mound in center) Add top crust. With a thin sharp knife cut several small vents.
To bake: place oven rack in center of oven. Bake 40 – 45 minutes at 400* ( till golden) Brush top crust with honey wash. Bake additional 10 minutes tillcrust is golden brownand apples are tender. Cool on wire rack. Makes one pie

Janelle Openshaw

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