7/2/14

Salted Caramel Apple Pie

Salted Caramel Apple Pie. Thinly-sliced apples soaked in lemon juice and topped with salted caramel sauce. Fantastic dessert for Christmas, Thanksgiving and any other holidays.

Easy Salted Caramel Apple Pie Recipe

Ingredients:
  • 5-6 Med Tart Apples
  • 2 Lemons
  • 1/3 C Granulated Sugar
  • 1 TBSP Raw Sugar (plus extra for topping)
  • 2 TBSP Flour
  • 1/2 TSP Cinnamon
  • 1/2 TSP Allspice
  • 1/4 TSP Nutmeg
  • 1 Egg (beaten)
  • 1 2-Crust Recipe Pie Dough (or 2-crust pre-made dough) -for a 9inch pie dish
  • 1 Recipe Salted Caramel Sauce (see below)
Ingredients for Salted Caramel Sauce:
  • 1 C Granulated Sugar
  • 6 TBSP water
  • 1/3-1/2 C Heavy Cream (less cream equals a thicker final product!)
  • 4 TBSP Unsalted Butter (room temp)
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 Tsp Sea Salt (Fleur de Sel preferred)

Make the salted caramel sauce:

In a sauce pan over medium heat, combine sugar and water. Stir until well mixed. Then allow to bubble up. Remove from heat when mixture turns into a deep amber color. Add heavy cream and butter. Whisk until smooth. Add sea salt and continue to whisk. Set aside.

Make the apple pie:

Preheat oven to 325 deg F.

Squeeze lemon juice into a large bowl.

Core the apple, peel, and cut into thin slices.

Mix in the bowl with lemon juice. Add granulated sugar. Continue to mix and toss thoroughly.

In a collander, pour apple slices to drain juices for around 20 minutes. Then place apples back into large bowl.

In a separate bowl, combine flour, spices and raw sugar.

Sprinkle flour mix over drained apples. Stir to coat apple slices as best as possible.

Pour apple on pie crust. Pour salted caramel sauce on top of apple slices.

Arrange criss-cross top over apple slices. To make the top crust shiny, use an egg wash. Sprinkle raw sugar.

Bake in oven for 40-50 minutes or until crust is deep golden brown.

Allow to cool for at least 30 minutes before serving.

There are two video directions to watch for this apple pie recipe: first video for putting together the pie itself and a second video for the salted caramel sauce.

Video 1 for the apple pie:



Video 2 for the salted caramel sauce:



Video and recipe credit to http://www.happycakesbyrenee.com/


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