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Dutch Caramel Apple Pie



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Yield: 8 Servings

Dutch Caramel Apple Pie

Dutch caramel apple pie

Yummy homemade apple pie with a crunchy- sweet streusel.

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Additional Time 1 hour
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes

Ingredients

Pie Crust

  • 1(9") store-bought Pie crust (or Homemade)

Filling

  • 6-7 cups sliced Apples (1/2" Thick) 
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 3/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp cloves
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour

caramel 25-26 caramel

  • 2 tbsp heavy cream

Topping

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup brown & a l  sugar & extra for sprinkling on the crust
  • 1/2 cup butter (softened)
  • 1 egg (egg wash)

Instructions

Crust

  1. Prepare the premade pie crust according to the package instructions.

Caramel Sauce

  1. Over low heat, blend the caramel and heavy cream in a small pan until melted and smooth. Use 1/2 cup in the filling and save the rest for drizzling.

Filling

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (or 200°C). Combine all the filling ingredients in a large bowl (except the caramel) until blended.
  2. Allow the mixture to sit for 10 minutes before adding the caramel. stir to combine and set aside.

Streusel Topping

  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, and salt.
  2. Use either a fork or pastry cutter to blend the butter into the flour mixture until it resembles crumbs of various sizes.

Assembling the pie

  1. Using a spoon, scrape all the filling into the pie shell and use the streusel to cover the apple filling.
  2. Brush the topping with egg wash, sprinkle with sugar and bake for 40-45 minutes.
  3. At the 20 minute mark, check the pie for signs of rapid browning, if this occurs, use tin foil to cover the pie top and continue baking.
  4. Once the crust and topping are golden brown and the apple filling is bubbling and is tender, the pie is done.
  5. Allow the pie to cool about 2-3 hours before serving. Once cool, drizzle with the remainder of the caramel sauce, slice, and serve.




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