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Cook Like a Boss – Bake Your Own Apple Pie

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Here’s an interesting fact: while the apple pie is an American cultural icon, it’s been eaten long before Europe colonized the region. If you’re around these parts, you’ve probably had your fair share. Some of them are probably mass produced, but the ideal kind are still homemade.

To experience the best version of the apple pie, you’ll have to learn how to make your own. Here’s how it’s done.

Apple pie ingredients

Pie crust

  • 2 and 1/2 cups of flour
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 and 1/2 sticks of cold butter, cut into cubes
  • 4-8 tablespoons of ice water

Filling

  • 2 and 1/2 pounds of cored and sliced Granny Smith apples
  • 3/4 cup of sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg
  • 1/2 piece of a lemon
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar
  • Vanilla ice cream (optional)