The Pioneer Woman Tasty Kitchen
Profile Photo

Hot Water Apple Pie

0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep:

Cook:

Level: Easy

System:

8
x

Print Options

Page size Letter 3x5 4x6
Text Size Small Medium Large
Content Include description
Include prep time, etc.
Show image

Description

I know what you’re thinking: Hot Water What? Yeah, that’s what I thought when I first learned about this technique, but I’m here to tell you the apples in my pie turned out great! Not mushy at all—firm yet tender, and absolutely packed full of pure apple flavor.

Ingredients

  • 3 quarts Water (or Apple Cider)
  • 4-½ pounds Golden Delicious Apples, Peeled, Cored, And Cut Into 1/4-inch Slices
  • 10 Tablespoons Granulated Sugar
  • 4 Tablespoons Cornstarch
  • ¼ teaspoons Ground Cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoons Fine Salt
  • 2 whole Pie Crusts
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter, Cut Into Cubes
  • 2 Tablespoons Milk Or Cream
  • 1 Tablespoon Turbinado Sugar For Sprinkling (or Granulated Sugar)

Preparation

Preheat oven to 425ºF and place rack in bottom center position.

Bring water or apple cider to a boil and pour over apple slices; soak 10 minutes, then drain another 10 minutes. Add sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, and salt to the apples; mix well to combine.

Roll half of the pie crusts and line pie plate(s). Pour apples into the crust-lined pie plate(s) and add cubed butter. Roll remaining pie crust(s) and place on top; crimp edges to seal. Brush top crust with milk or cream and sprinkle liberally with turbinado sugar.

Place pie plate(s) on rimmed baking sheet and bake for 55–60 minutes for a 9-inch pie, 30–35 minutes for 4-inch pies, 40–45 minutes for 5-inch pies.

Recipe adapted from Serious Eats.

No Comments

You must be logged in to post a comment.

No Reviews

You must be logged in to post a review.

Related Recipes

Halloween Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Rice Krispie Treats
Profile Photo by Angelina Papanikolaou in Desserts
Super easy mummy Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Rice Krispie Treats. The...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 20 Level: Easy


Creamy Vanilla Bean Popsicles
Profile Photo by PW Food & Friends in Desserts
This popsicle if full of vanilla flavor and comforting creaminess. The...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 10 Level: Easy


Baked Pumpkin Donuts
Profile Photo by Lauren in Desserts
Easy baked pumpkin donuts with a pumpkin spice glaze!
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 12 Level: Easy


Easy Pear Apple Crisp
Profile Photo by [email protected] in Desserts
Easy Pear Apple Crisp is the ultimate fall recipe. Simple,...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 6 Level: Easy


Cauldron Cupcakes
Profile Photo by Marty Boyd in Desserts
Dark chocolate cupcakes with a fluffy buttercream frosting all decked out...
0.00 Mitt(s) 0 Rating(s)0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 50 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5

Prep: Cook:

Serves: 24 Level: Intermediate