Monday, April 8, 2013

Apple Pie Recipe from Bloomfield's Kathi Macias

Kathi Macias, author of Bloomfield's Last Chance for Justice, shares her apple pie recipe that looks absolutely scrumptious! 

Mama’s Flat Apple Pie

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  •             3 cups all-purpose flour
  •             1-1/3 cups shortening
  •             1/2 teaspoon salt
  •             2 medium eggs, separated
  •             2/3 cup milk
  •             3 handfuls flake-type cereal (i.e., corn flakes)
  •             8-10 Granny Smith apples
  •             1 cup granulated sugar
  •             1 Tablespoon cinnamon
  •             1 teaspoon nutmeg
  •             1 Tablespoon orange juice
  •             1 teaspoon lemon juice
  •             1 Tablespoon margarine or butter
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  1. Blend together flour, shortening and salt.
  2. Add egg yolks to milk and mix with fork.
  3. Add yolk mixture to flour mixture.
  4. Divide the dough and roll out half of it for the bottom crust to fit a cookie sheet.
  5. Sprinkle the bottom crust with cereal.
  6. Peel and thinly slice apples and spread evenly over the bottom crust.
  7. Sprinkle mixture with sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  8. Pour juices over apples and dot with margarine.
  9. Roll out the top crust and place over the apples, sealing the edges.
  10. Cut small slits in the top crust.
  11. Beat the egg whites until stiff and spread over top crust.
  12. Bake for approximately 45 minutes until golden brown

Purchase Kathi's latest Bloomfield book here: Last Chance for Justice.

Visit her website: Kathi Macias.


Kathi Macias said...

Thank you SOOO much for this post, Debby. This is my favorite apple pie ever--and I'm a big-time apple pie fan!

Nancee said...

Yum! I'll be trying this recipe!

CatMom said...

I love a good apple pie, and this one sounds delicious! :) Thanks for sharing.
Blessings, Patti Jo