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by Grady Bogan Published 8 months ago Updated 5 months ago
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What is the secret to a good apple pie?

Here's the biggest secret for great apple pie: Toss your apples with the rest of the filling (including spices, flour, butter, and both light and brown sugars), and let it sit overnight. The sugar will draw out the liquid from the apples, which is key for a moist, not soggy, filling.

What is difference between apple pie and Dutch apple pie?

The main difference between a regular apple pie and a Dutch apple pie recipe is the top layer. Dutch apple pies have a crumbly topping while traditional apple pies have a top layer made from pie crust.

How do you keep Dutch apple pie from getting soggy?

Precook the filling But by cooking apples, sugar, spices, and thickener just long enough for the apples to release their juice and the thickener to do its work — typically, 5 to 10 minutes over a burner — you reduce the risk of those same juices pooling in the bottom of the crust as your pie bakes.

What are the crumbs made of on a Dutch apple pie?

Pour into pie plate, mounding apples toward center. In medium bowl, use pastry blender or fingers to mix butter, 1 cup flour and the brown sugar until a crumb forms. Sprinkle evenly over top of pie.

Why do you put cheese on apple pie?

The cheese-apple pie connection is often traced back to England, which is the birthplace of Cheddar and the apple pie. Back in the 17th and 18th century, English pies were often topped with a dairy-based sauce, such as custard. Somehow along the way, Cheddar stepped in for the sauce and the rest was history.

How many apples go in a Dutch apple pie?

Apple Filling1 1/4 lbs (4 small) golden delicious apples, peeled cored and sliced 1/4-inch thick*1 1/4 lbs (4 small) granny smith apples, peeled, cored and thinly sliced 1/6-inch thick.2 Tbsp unsalted butter, melted.1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice.1/2 cup (100g) granulated sugar.3 Tbsp (26g) unbleached all-purpose flour.More items...•

Should I cook apples before making apple pie?

Just remember, the secret to a great apple pie filling is to precook the apples. This will ensure perfect consistency and balanced sweetness. You'll also avoid that gap between the crust and the filling.

How do I make my bottom pie crust crispy?

Brush the Bottom Coating the surface of the bottom crust will create a barrier to prevent sogginess. Adding a layer of corn syrup or a slightly beaten egg white before pouring in the filling will form a seal between the pie dough and the filling and will help make the crust crisp and flaky.

Should I bake the bottom pie crust first?

But the one surefire way to make absolutely certain your pie's crust will be golden brown, crisp, and delicious — just as appealing as its filling — is to prebake it. That's right: bake the bottom crust first, before adding the filling.

How do you know when a Dutch apple pie is done?

Tip: What's the best way to tell if your pie is done? For fruit pie, the top crust will be golden brown, and you'll be able to see filling bubbling around the edges and/or through the vents. For best results, let the filling bubble for at least 5 minutes before removing the pie from the oven.

Does Dutch apple pie need to be refrigerated?

Ideally, apple pie (or any fruit pie) should be stored in the refrigerator, either with a lid or covered tightly with plastic wrap. It will last up to 4 days in the refrigerator, but always be sure to check in on your leftovers to make sure they still look and smell good before diving in.

Why is it called a Dutch apple pie?

It's usual to find it has a lattice topping but sometimes it has a crumb topping, and you'll often be offered some cream or ice cream to go with it. It's been eaten for centuries: an early Dutch cookbook, dating from 1514, has a recipe and an apple pie appears in a Dutch painting from 1626.

Why do they call it Dutch apple pie?

It's usual to find it has a lattice topping but sometimes it has a crumb topping, and you'll often be offered some cream or ice cream to go with it. It's been eaten for centuries: an early Dutch cookbook, dating from 1514, has a recipe and an apple pie appears in a Dutch painting from 1626.

Is Dutch apple pie the same as apple crumble?

Dutch apple pie vs apple pie The difference between apple crumble pie (apple dutch pie) and classic apple pie is the streusel topping that is made with flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, butter, that bakes up into a buttery crunchy flavorful topping.

What are the 4 types of pies?

Any dish that has a crust with a filling. There are four types of pies: cream, fruit, custard, and savory.

What makes a French apple pie different?

Dutch Apple Pie (sometimes referred to as French Apple Pie or Streusel Apple Pie) is different from a traditional apple pie in just one way: instead of covering the spiced apple filling with a layer of crust, you sprinkle it with a tantalizing brown sugar crumb.

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