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Apple pie

This classic favourite features warm spices that are perfect for fall when apples are in season.

Recipe from What’s Your Food Story?

Yield: 1 pie

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 45 minutes


  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar, tightly packed
  • 3 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
  • 6-7 cups thinly sliced peeled tart apples
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • Dough for double crust pie
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 large egg white
  • Additional granulated sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 375°. In a small bowl, combine sugars, flour and spices; set aside. In a large bowl, toss apples with lemon juice. Add sugar mixture; toss to coat.
  2. On a lightly floured surface, roll one half of dough to a 1/8-in.-thick circle; transfer to a 9-in. pie plate. Trim even with rim. Add filling; dot with butter. Roll remaining dough to a 1/8-in.-thick circle. Place over filling. Trim, seal and flute edge. Cut slits in top. Beat egg white until foamy; brush over crust. Sprinkle with sugar. Cover edge loosely with foil.
  3. Bake 25 minutes. Remove foil; bake until crust is golden brown and filling is bubbly, 20-25 minutes longer. Cool on a wire rack.

​Recipe from Taste of Home.