If you like apple crisp, you are going to love this recipe for Apple Crumb Pie!
Apple Crumb Pie
The past two weeks we have been sharing tips for Pie Crust Basics. This week I thought I’d share this yummy recipe for Apple Crumb Pie.
If you like apple crisp, you are going to LOVE this recipe because it’s the best of both worlds…it’s apple pie and it’s apple crisp. But more importantly, it’s delicious.
I have to be honest with you…I love apple crisp a little bit more than I love apple pie. And if your family loves apple crisp as much as I do, then you’re going to love this recipe for Apple Crumb Pie. Serve it warm from the oven with vanilla ice cream or even homemade whipped cream to make it even more delicious.
Helpful Kitchen Tools
- Pastry Dough Blender
- Pastry Dough Scraper
- Pastry Mat – helps with rolling out dough to the correct size.
- Apple Peeler – this helps if you’re making a lot of pie and need to peel a ton of apples.
How to make Apple Crumb Pie
How to make the Crumb Topping
Cover with the crumb topping. Bake until the apples are soft and the top is lightly browned; about 40 minutes.
- 5 large tart apples peeled and thinly sliced
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 5 teaspoons all-purpose flour
- 1 1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/4 cold butter
- One recipe pie crust.
Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
Roll out the pie crust and place in a pie plate, flute the edges and set aside.
Prepare the filling by placing the sliced apples in a bowl. Add the sugar, flour and cinnamon and mix to combine with the apples.
Pour the apples into the pie crust.
Prepare the topping by combining the flour and sugar in a small bowl. Cut in the butter until crumbly. Sprinkle the topping over the apples.
Bake 10 minutes at 450 degrees and then reduce the heat to 350 and bake another 50 - 60 minutes or until the topping is golden brown and the filling is bubbly.
Cool on a wire rack before serving.
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