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
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.
3 large apples
2 T sugar
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.
1/2 cup apricot preserves
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!