American Pie Council

2018 Professional Entry

 

Pink Lady & Friends

Pink Lady & Friends
Apple Category
2018
Susan Boyle Debary, Fl

Crust
2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
1 cup Crisco
¼ teaspoon salt
1 egg
2 teaspoons distilled white vinegar
¼ up -1/2 cup cold water
Mix well roll out dough place in pie dish and chill before filling

Filling
3 Pink Lady Apples
1 Cortland Apple
2 Jonagold Apples
½ cup sugar
¼ cup light brown sugar
½ teaspoon cinnamon
Dash of salt
1/8 teaspoon lemon zest


Instructions:
Peel and slice all apples thin so they will stack. Soak in cold water for about twenty minutes with 1 tablespoon of fruit fresh. Drain and put in a large bowl . Cook on medium high in a heavy sauce pan cook Apples , both sugars, cinnamon, salt, lemon zest. Stirring to prevent scorching remove from stove top when apples are tender yet still firm . Set aside to cool .
Spoon into unbaked chilled pie crust cover top with full crust or lattice or any other pasty decorations you desire

Egg wash
3 egg yolks 1 tablespoon milk
Whisk and brush on pie crust top and any decorations made from dough.
Option :sprinkle course sugar on top

Bake 425 for 30 minutes cool several hours before cutting.