Sunday, 2 November 2008

Pies with that- Apple Pie a La Mode!

I struggled for a bit thinking about how to make a fashionable pie... lots of meringue? a fancy top crust design? modern fusion ingredient combinations.. and then it hit me.. some things never go out of fashion.. Apple pie..

and to top it off.. i make it a la mode- literally meaning in the fashion.. So here is my entry for this month.. apple pie a la mode.

oh yeah its even low cal!


1 cup ap flour

3 T sugar

1/2 t baking powder

1/4t salk

3 T cold butter cut into 6 pieces

1 large egg

1 T cold water

Combine all dry ingredients in food processor (or stand mixer) to mix. Add butter and mix until combined. Add egg and water and and mix until dough forms a ball. Turn out , form disc and let rest wrappen in plastic in fridge for 2 hours -3 days. Roll out on floured surface and press into tart pan.

apple filling:

3 large apples

2 T sugar

1/2t cinamon

peal apples, halve and core them and cut into 1/4inch slices. arrange around outside edge, leaving one apple for center. mix sugar and cinammon together and sprinkle over apples

bake 40-45 minutes at 350 F until crust is baked and apples bubbling

cool in pan on rack.

apricot glaze:

1/2 cup apricot preserves

2T water

above heated and strained if needed until thick. paint glaze over apples. unmold tart and serve with your favorite ice cream!

Be sure to check out the other Pies with That entries and vote for your favorite!


Carrie said...

You're right, some things never go out of style! It looks delicious!

Tammy said...

great idea! i found this a hard one too!

PheMom said...

What a pretty way to make an apple pie too! Great job! Thanks so much for the entry!

Holly @ PheMOMenon

Mary said...

Yup, classics are always in fashion.

Lauren said...

BEAUtiful pie!

Megan said...

Yes, classics never go out of fashion - and that is such a pretty pie!

Gabi said...

Classic! Your apple pie is the equivalent of the little black dress- always appropriate- always in fashion- especially a la mode!

Anne said...

Your pie looks great! I agree... Apple Pie is a classic!

Susie Homemaker said...

that is one good looking pie!!

Natashya said...

Apple pie is one of my faves, it never does go out of style. Looks yummy!

Bake-rellaa said...

Thanks for all the compliments! Here's hoping my fashonable black dress wins the day! :) Thanks for stopping by my blog!

Jacque said...

Oooh, good idea, and you've dressed up the never out of fashion apple pie. Very nice!