Family favorites: Brandon Roux's apple pie recipe

Published On: Nov 26 2013 12:36:35 PM EST

Local 4's Brandon Roux cooks up a favorite family recipe - apple pie.

This recipe makes 2 pies


10 cups of thinly sliced apples ( about 10 large apples)

2 Tbsp. lemon juice (optional)

3/4 cup sugar

3/4 cup brown sugar

2 Tbsp. cornstarch

1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon

1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg

1 tsp. apple pie spice

1&1/2 tsp. vanilla



Streusel Topping:

1 cup flour

1/2 cup soft butter

1/2 cup brown sugar

1tsp. cinnamon



Preheat oven to 400 F. If using a convection oven 375 F

Prep crust as per directions on package, any store bought pie crust will do.

Toss apples with lemon juice, then add sugars, cornstarch, cinnamon, nutmeg, apple pie spice, and vanilla, let stand for a couple of minutes.

Pour apple mixture in prepared pie crusts

Bake for 55-60 min. ---convectional oven 45-55 min.


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