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Sunday, December 14, 2008

Apple Crumble Pie

The oldest '87 requested an apple crumble pie for Thanksgiving dinner. I told her to bring one, but then remembered I had a bag of apples in the fridge that really needed to be eaten. So then I told her to come peel the apples and I would make a pie. Ha! She overslept and her middle sister came over and did it instead.

Apple Crumble Pie 1

Apple Crumble Pie

For one deep-dish 10-inch pie, you'll need:
1 pie crust per my recipe for cherry pie or store-bought pie crust
About 2 to 2 1/2 lbs of apples, peeled, cored, and sliced
1/2 cup brown sugar, divided into half for filling and for topping
1/2 cup flour, divided into half for filling and for topping
2 tblsp butter, melted
2 tsp cinnamon, divided into half for filling and for topping

Make the pie crust and set aside.

Peel and slice the apples. Toss with 2 tblsp brown sugar, 2 tblsp flour, and 1 tsp cinnamon. Fill bottom of pie pan.

Apple Crumble Pie 2

In a bowl, add 2 tblsp brown sugar, 2 tblsp flour, 2 tblsp melted butter, and 1 tsp cinnamon. The mixture should be crumbly. Sprinkle on top of the pie. I've seen recipes online with half a cup of butter and half a cup of sugar. Ack! I'm just trying to keep this somewhat healthy. This is just a light layer, if you want a thick crumb layer, then double the recipe.

Apple Crumble Pie 3

Bake at 350 degrees for half an hour to 45 minutes until crust turns golden.


My "Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner with an Asian Fusion Twist" recipes:
Apple Crumble Pie
Ca Ri Ga (Vietnamese Curry Chicken) Pot Pie 
Chai Black Tea
Cranberry Sauce
Cranberry/Plum/Hoisin Sauce
Mashed Okinawan Purple Sweet Potatoes
Peking Duck-Style Roast Turkey with Flour Wrappers, Scallions, Cucumbers and Cranberry/Plum/Hoisin Sauce
Pumpkin Pie with Chai Spices
Sichuan Green Beans
Taro Dinner Rolls

And the leftover turkey recipes:
Shichimenchou (Japanese Turkey Bone) Ramen
Turkey and Cranberry Grilled Cheese Sandwich
Turkey Vegetable Soup

1 year ago today, Bulgogi Burger.
2 years ago today, I finished my apple tree quilt.


  1. Hmm am I the only person who likes pie crusts more than the fillings? But that's a good way to use up old fruit!


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