Metropolitan Apple Pie Recipe

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Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
CuisineCourse
MethodInterest Group

Ingredients

 Pastry2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Pineapple juice1 1⁄3 Cup (21.33 tbs)
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Apples6 Medium
 Cornstarch2 Teaspoon
 Vanilla1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Butter/Margarine2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2804 Calories from Fat 824

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 92 g141.9%

Saturated Fat 25.3 g126.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 64.5 mg

Sodium 1276.8 mg53.2%

Total Carbohydrates 469 g156.4%

Dietary Fiber 31.4 g125.5%

Sugars 372.4 g

Protein 23 g45.9%

Vitamin A 24.8% Vitamin C 310.5%

Calcium 10.6% Iron 12%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Line a 9-inch pie plate with half the pastry.
Combine sugar, pineapple juice and salt and heat to boiling.
Peel, core and quarter apples.
Simmer in pineapple juice until tender, moving apples just enough to keep them covered with syrup.
Lift the apples out carefully and arrange in pastry shell.
Blend cornstarch with a little cold water and add to syrup.
Cook over low heat until syrup thickens.
Add the vanilla and butter and pour over apples.
Roll out remaining pastry and cut in a long strip.
Starting at center of pie, twist and coil the strip over the apples to form a curled spiral top crust.
Bake in a hot oven (450° F) 10 minutes and then reduce the heat to moderate 375° F and bake about 20 minutes.
Makes one 9-inch pie.
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