Apple pie is considered a loved famous dessert worldwide. And now as fall is upon our doors you find apple pie popping in your local cafe or at friends’ gatherings. Personally apple pie reminds me of my sister. She used to make it for us a lot. So whenever I make one or have one I always smile and remember my sister.
There are two key points to keep in mind when making the perfect pie. First, you have to pick the right kind of apples. You should be looking for hard apples with a bit of tart to them Granny Smiths are the most perfect ones. But you can also use Pink Lady or Royal Gala. Second important point is the pastry. It has to be short for and that you need to use cold butter and water. And you have to use as little water as you can get away with. And you shouldn’t over work the dough as we don’t want those gluten strands to over develop.
To make my pie even more extra special I add crushed walnuts to the mix and use brown sugar to give a caramel taste to the filling. Of course you can choose not to do so if you wish. To know how to make apple pie my way please watch the following video: