Humble Apple Raisin Pie

Ingredients:

  • 1 c. unbleached flour plus germ
  • 3/4 c. whole wheat pastry flour
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 4 Tbsp. soy margarine, cut into pieces
  • 6 – 8 Tbsp. cold water

FILLING:

  • 5 c. Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and cut into 1/4” slices
  • 6-oz. can apple juice concentrate, thawed
  • 4 Tbsp. unbleached flour with germ
  • 1/2 c. raisins

Instructions:

  1. In a saucepan, combine apples and apple juice concentrate. Simmer until apples are softened. Stir in raisins. Mix a little water into the 4 tablespoons flour, then stir into apple mixture. Cook, stirring, until thickened.
  2. For crust, stir together remaining flours and sea salt. With a pastry blender, work in the soy margarine until mixture resembles small peas. Stir in the cold water until mixture holds together.
  3. Roll dough out into a large circle and place on a baking sheet. Fill with cooled apple mixture and pinch up edges to seal in filling. Bake at 400 degrees F for about 30 minutes.
Browse Cook(s): Curtis and Paula Eakins
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