“Apple pie and coffee” part one
Hooray! Finally! For the autumn season I’ve got a yummy apple snack for you. Ta-dah! It’s my granny’s apple pie – A delicious sheet cake with apples, cinnamon and topped with a pie crust ( or let’s say some pie crust elements).
You can find one and a half kilogram of Holsteiner Cox, a variety of apple with some kind of starchy texture. And, unfortunately, I had to buy them. I have nothing against apples from the supermarket but an apple from your own apple tree is way nicer. When I think about that I should start growing some trees right now.
In the olden days, it was a bit different (Blah, blah, blah! The past days. Those were the days! Blah, blah, blah!) We still hadn’t our own apple trees but we knew a kind and old lady who had two or three in her garden. From time to time, my granny visited her and brought a bazillion buckets full of apples back home.
Of course, these huge amounts had to be eaten. More than half of those apples were turned into apple sauce. They came into airtight jars waiting in the cellar for the days when hash browns or rice pudding were on the menu. The remaining apples were used to refine salads and pancakes. Or they ended up in a pie, like this apple pie.
Normally, this cake is totally covered with pie crust. This version is not. I wasn’t able to cover the whole cake without creating a mess. So I decided on some cute and easy pie crust ornaments for this one. Aren’t they cute?
I’ve babbled enough for today. Help yourself to a few apples and surprise your family with granny’s apple pie recipe:
With this in mind,
An apple a day keeps the doctor away! So, why don’t we eat a few more?