APPLE PIE CRAGWOOD
9-inch pie crust and more for lattice top
4 cups cooking apples, peeled and
2 teaspoons butter
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup sugar
2 teaspoons flour
1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1/2 cup heavy cream
teaspoons vanilla extract
3 ounces melted apricot
1 beaten egg
Preheat oven at 400 degrees.
Line pie crust in a 9 inch pie plate.
Peel, core, and cut apples into wedges.
Melt butter in a saute pan. Add
apples. Cook for 2 minutes. Mix in the cinnamon, sugar, and Calvados and cook
apples until tender.
To prepare the custard:
combine the sugar, flour,
lemon zest, cream, egg yolks, and vanilla. Pour over apples and blend well.
Pour mixture in pie crust.
Bake for 15 minutes.
Top with the melted
Decorate top of pie with a lattice work with the remaining
Brush with a beaten egg. Bake at 350 F for 15 to 20 minutes, until
pie is golden brown.
Allow pie to cool, then serve at room temperature.