26th November 2019

kingarthurflour
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How many pounds of apples do you need for an apple pie?

OK, now let's start with a recipe calling for 8 cups sliced apples. A pound of apples will yield 3 cups; so for 8 cups prepared apples, you'll need about 2 2/3 pounds whole apples (make it 2 3/4 pounds, if you're at the supermarket weighing).

Also know, which type of apples are best for apple pie?

12 Great Apples for Baking
  • Find your favorite apple. The best baking apples offer a balance of sweet and tart flavors as well as flesh that doesn't break down in the oven.
  • Jonathans and Jonagolds. You'll recognize Jonathans as deep red, classic apples, grown in many Midwest states.
  • Honeycrisp.
  • Granny Smith.
  • Melrose.
  • Winesap.
  • Braeburn.
  • Rome Beauty.

How do you cook apples for an apple pie?

  1. Peel, core and slice apples.
  2. Melt butter and cinnamon over medium heat. Stir in apples, sugar & 3 tablespoons water.
  3. Cover and cook stirring occasionally for 4-6 minutes or until very slightly softened.
  4. In a small dish combine cornstarch and water.
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