How to make it

  • For crust, sift the flour and salt into a bowl.
  • Cut in shortening to make crumbs the size of peas.
  • Combine egg, ice water and vinegar, then add to flour mixture.
  • Mix thoroughly together and roll out a third of the dough on a lightly floured surface to about 1/8-inch thick.
  • Transfer dough to a 9-inch pie pan and trim the edge.
  • Roll out remaining dough 1/4-inch thick.
  • Cut out leaf shapes 3 inches long to use for top crust.
  • Set aside while you assemble pie.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Combine sugar, brown sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt in a bowl.
  • Place apple slices in a large bowl.
  • Add sugar mixture and toss to coat apple slices.
  • Spoon the apple mixture into the unbaked pie shell and dot with butter.
  • To assemble the top crust, start from the outside edge and and cover the apples with a ring of leaves.
  • Place a second ring of leaves, staggering the positions.
  • Continue with rows of leaves until the top is covered.
  • Brush with glaze and sprinkle with the remaining tablespoon of granulated sugar.
  • Cover the edge with foil. Bake 25 minutes.
  • Remove foil.
  • Bake 25 to 30 minutes longer until the crust is golden brown, apples are tender and juices are bubbly.

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    " It was excellent "
    minitindel ate it and said...
    ok midge this sounds wonderful i'll be right over with the drinks to go with this wonderful pie
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