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Lattices Crust Cinnamon Apple Pie

Lattice Crust Cinnamon Apple Pie is the perfect homemade apple pie recipe. A beautiful easy homemade pie crust, filled with cinnamon apple pie filling this pie is a must make! 
Course Dessert, pie
Cuisine American
Keyword cinnamon apple pie, lattice crust apple pie
Prep Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 462kcal
Author Lauren

Equipment

  • Rolling pin
  • Ruler
  • Pizza cutter
  • Pastry brush
  • Pie plate

Ingredients

Lattices Crust Apple Pie Ingredients

Cinnamon Apple Pie filling Ingredients

Lattice Pie Crust Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flours
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 cup all purpose flour for rolling out the pie dough
  • 1 teaspoons salt
  • 1 cup of butter cut into 16 tablespoon sized pieces
  • 1/4 cup to 1/2 cup ice water

Egg Wash Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon water

Instructions

Apple Pie filling directions

  • Wash and dice the apples.
  • Toss the apples with the lemon juice, set aside.
  • In a large sauce pan whisk together the water and cornstarch until well combined. Stir in the cinnamon and nutmeg.
  • Add your apples to the pan and cook over medium low heat until they are tender, about 15 minutes.
  • Allow mixture to cool for about 20 minutes before placing in a pie crust or putting in a jar.
  • While the pie filling is cooling make your pie crust.

How to Make homemade pie crust

  • In a large bowl whisk together the flour, sugar and salt.
  • With a pastry cutter or your fingers work the butter and flour mixture together until it looks like small pebbles.
  • Add the water little by little and mix with your hands until the dough comes together.
  • Divide the dough into two equal balls and press flat onto plastic wrap.
  • Chill the dough for at least an hour.

Lattices Crust Apple Pie Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 500 and place an empty metal baking sheet in the oven.
  • Lightly flour your working surface and roll out half of your dough, turn it a few inches after a few rolls to achieve a round shape. If it starts to stick add a little extra flour.
  • It should be a little larger than your pie plate. Roll the dough around your rolling pin to easily place the dough into the pan.
  • Using a pairing knife or kitchen shears to trim the dough to a one inch over hang.
  • Fill your pie with homemade cinnamon apple pie filling and set it aside.
  • Lightly flour your working surface and roll out the second half of your dough, turn it a few inches after a few rolls to achieve a round shape. If it starts to stick add a little extra flour. It should be a little larger than your pie plate.Take the ruler and cut the dough into one inch strips with a pizza wheel.
  • Make the egg wash. To make an egg wash crack the egg into a small bowl, add the water and then using a fork mix together.
  • Brush the edges of the pie crust that is in the pan with the egg wash, save the remaining egg wash.
  • Lay out five of the crust strips across the top of the pie leaving one inch gaps.
  • Pull Back the 2nd and 4th strip and lay one strip vertical. Than place the strips back in place.
  • Pull Back the 1st, 3rd and 5th strip and lay one strip vertical. Than place the strips back in place.
  • Pull Back the 2nd and 4th strip and lay one strip vertical. Than place the strips back in place.
  • Pull Back the 1st, 3rd and 5th strip and lay one strip vertical. Than place the strips back in place.
  • Fold the dough that is hanging over the edge under and seal to for a edge.
  • Using your finger tips and knuckles crimp the edges.
  • Brush top of the crust with remaining egg wash and sprinkle with sugar.
  • Cover the pie with tin foil and place the pie on the hot baking sheet in the oven then reduce the temperature to 425 degrees.
  • Bake until the top crust is golden brown, this should take 20-25 minutes.
  • Remove the tin foil once the top is golden brown, rotate the baking sheet, and turn the temperature down to 375 degrees. Bake another 30-35 minutes, until the top crust is a deep golden brown.
  • If at any time the top starts getting to dark put tin foil back on top of the pie.
  • Remove the pie from the oven and allow it to cool for 30 minutes before serving.

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Nutrition

Calories: 462kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 81mg | Sodium: 505mg | Potassium: 123mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 773IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 2mg