The Perfect Boozy Apple Pie just in time for Thanksgiving
Who says all pies in fall have to pumpkin. This boozy apple pie is a delicious way to incorporate some hard cider in your baking (Some more ways to incorporate cider in your cooking) Baking a pie for a thanksgiving feast is always a delicious treat for all the attendees, but why always a pumpkin pie? Yes, pumpkin pie is traditional but why not stray from tradition and try a boozy apple pie for dessert instead.
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6 cups of hard cider soaked apples (preferred cider: Hey Sugar)
1 recipe for two crust pie (9 inch pie plate)(Optional 1 crust)
½ cup white granulated sugar (may vary depending on sweetness of the cider)
1 tbsp unsalted butter (cut into small cubes)
1 tsp cinnamon
½ tsp nutmeg
½ tsp allspice
** Make in advance** Wash, peel, core and slice your apples and allow to soak for at least 24 hours in hard cider.
Preheat your oven to 450 degrees F. After the apples have soaked, prepare your pie crust in a glass baking dish. Mix your sugar and spices in a small bowl and set to the side. Arrange the cider soaked apple slices in layers in the crust-lined pie plate adding a layer of your sugar/spice mix. Once full, add small cubes of unsalted butter on top before covering with the top crust (optional). Place pie on cookie sheet to avoid any spills, bake on lowest rake in over for about 10-15 minutes then reduce heat to 350 degree F and bake for an additional 35-40 minutes. Serve warm or cold, enjoy!