apple pie recipe using gala apples?

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  • 9 years ago
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    1/4 cup apple juice

    1/2 cup brown sugar

    4 tbsp light butter (stick or tub) at room temperature

    4 Gala apples, peeled, cored and sliced

    2 tbsp cornstarch

    2 refrigerated ready-made piecrusts

    1 tsp cinnamon

    Preheat oven to 350F. Combine apple juice, sugar, and butter in a bowl. Add apples and cornstarch.

    Place one piecrust in a 9" pie pan and fill with mixture. Slice the second piecrust into eight 1/2-inch-thick strips and drape over filled pie shell in a crisscross pattern; pinch edges to fasten to bottom crust.

    Bake 55 minutes or until golden brown. Sprinkle top with cinnamon. Enjoy! ;)

  • 9 years ago

    Gala apples are eating not cooking apples, they make a nice pie, a bit softer filling, just make it as you would a regular pie, adding a few more as they tend to breakdown, when I make pie strudel or crisp, I use 4 apples, a MacIntosh, Granny Smith, a Gala or Fuji, if in season a Spy, but a Russet or Golden Delicious is fine to, a combination of apples give a more complex flavour, but a Gala pie is nice as well, a bit extra sugar to with the cinnamon, I use corn starch to bind my fillings.

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