We have a handy guide below to choosing the best types of apples to make an out-of-this-world apple pie.
- The Crust.
- Granny Smith Apples.
- Golden Delicious.
- Jonathan or Jonagold Apples.
- Northern Spy.
Beside this, do Gala apples make good pies?
Gravenstein, Braeburn, Fuji and Pink Lady Apples are all crisp and sturdy, as well. Red Delicious and Golden Delicious, despite their promising names, are not good choices for baking, and neither are Gala and Cortland, since they tend to become mealy in pie fillings.
What are the best apples to make apple crisp?
When it comes to using up apples, apple crisp is your best friend. You can use just about any kind of apple (crisp and tart work better than sweeter varieties. Try Empire, Granny Smith or Honey Crisp… or mix all three!), and there is no fussy pie crust to deal with.
Are honey crisp apples good for pie?
Our Favorite Apple Pie is the perfect combination of an all-butter flaky crust and tender, toothsome apples. Honeycrisp and Braeburn apples won our taste test for best-in-pie, since they have a just-right balance of sweet and tart flavor and hold their shape nicely as they bake.