American Pie Council

Sweet Cider Apple Pie

Crisco Pie Crust
2 cups flour
1 cup cake flour
1 cup Crisco
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
cut shorting into the flour
Mix all the dry ingredients together, and then cut in the Crisco.

Beat together:
1 whole egg
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
1/2 cup ice water
Add to the flour mixture. Mix only until all the flour is moistened.
Roll out and line pie dish.

3 cups sweet apple cider
4 to 5 Granny Smith Apples
2 tablespoons tapioca
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2/3 cup sugar
2 tablespoons melted butter

Reduce the apple cider down to about 1/2 cup.Add the peeled and sliced apples and cook until the apples are about 1/2 done.
Combine the remaining ingredients and add to the apple. Pour into a pastry lined pie dish, add top crust, brush with warm milk and sprinkle with sugar. Bake at 375* to 400* for about an hour. Or until crust is a golden brown.