Recipes

Binging with Babish Apple Pie

Ingredients

  1. Pie Crust
  2. 355 grams all purpose flour
  3. 2 tablespoons white sugar
  4. 1 teaspoon salt
  5. 2.5 sticks unsalted butter
  6. 6 ounces ice water
  7. Apple Filling
  8. 1.3 kilograms Fiji apples
  9. 3/4 cup white sugar
  10. 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  11. 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  12. 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  13. 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  14. 2 tablespoons flour

Steps

  1. Cube 2.5 sticks of unsalted butter and put in fridge.

  2. Place 355 grams of all purpose flour into a bowl. Add 2 tablespoons of sugar and 1 teaspoon of salt. Pulse to combine.

  3. Add cubed butter to the mix, and pulse until mixture resembles wet sand.

  4. Sprinkle in 6 ounces of ice water (not all at once) and gently fold in the mix with a rubber spatula until a shaggy dough forms.

  5. Form dough into a disc and liberally dust with flour. Wrap in plastic wrap and place in the fridge for 2 hours minimum.

  6. Wait 1 hour and start peeling and chopping the apples.

  7. Place 1150 grams of sliced apples into a bowl. Add 3/4 cup sugar and 1/4 teaspoon each of cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, and ginger. Mix thoroughly.

  8. Add 2 tablespoons of flour to apple filling and mix thoroughly. Set aside in fridge.

  9. Preheat oven to 500F.

  10. Take dough out of fridge, dust with flour, and pound it with a rolling pin. Split dough into 2 pieces (1 for bottom crust and 1 for lattice top).

  11. Dust work surface with flour and begin rolling out the dough, occasionally flipping it and dusting with flour. Roll to about 4 inches wider than the pie plate.

  12. Use rolling pin to lift dough and place it over the pie plate. Press down on corners to fill up the bottom of the plate.

  13. Roll out dough for lattice strips. Cut up 10 1-inch strips.

  14. Fill the bottom pie crust with apple filling and gently press down. Begin alternately laying the lattice strips overtop in a woven pattern.

  15. Trim off excess dough on the sides of the pie plate and tuck it underneath the edge. Crimp the pie edges.

  16. Brush down the pie with a beaten egg and sprinkle white sugar overtop.

  17. Place in oven, and turn the oven down to 400F. Bake for 30-45 minutes until golden brown. Take it out of the oven and let it rest for at least 4 hours.

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