RECIPE ALERT: Apple Pie

RECIPE ALERT: Apple Pie

Apple Pie

Crust Ingredients:

2 ½ cups almond flour

½ tsp salt

½ tsp baking soda

½ cup palm shortening or coconut oil

2 tbsp maple syrup

2 tbsp vanilla extract

Streusel Ingredients:

1/3 cup shredded unsweetened coconut

1 tbsp honey

¼ tsp sea salt

1 tsp ground cinnamon

¼ tsp ground nutmeg

1/3 cup chopped nuts

2 tbsp melted coconut oil

Filing Ingredients:

6 tart apples (6-7 cups when sliced)

2 tbsp lemon juice

½ cup honey

3 ½ tbsp tapioca flour

2 tsp ground cinnamon

1/8 tsp ground nutmeg

1/8 tsp ground cloves

1/8 tsp sea salt

Zest of ½ orange

2 tbsp melted coconut oil

Crust Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit
  2. In a medium bowl, combine dry Crust Ingredients
  3. In a small bowl, combine wet Crust Ingredients (make sure to melt palm shortening before mixing into the batter)
  4. Stir wet ingredients into dry
  5. Pat the dough into a 9-inch glass pie dish
  6. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until golden

Pie Directions:

  1. Core and slice apples into very thin slices, about 1/8 inch. Peeling is optional.
  2. Combine all Filling Ingredients in a saucepan
  3. Cook apples on low to medium heat until they are just getting soft
  4. Pour into the baked pie crust and press lightly so they are level
  5. Preheat oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit
  6. In a small bowl, combine all Streusel Ingredients
  7. Spread streusel topping over apple mixture, covering all apples evenly.  Try to cover the edges completely to decrease boiling over
  8. Place pie pan on baking sheet to catch leaks
  9. Bake 55-75 minutes
  10. Let cool 1-3 hours before slicing

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