Tree-Ripened Apple Pie

Preparation info
  • Makes

    2 pies

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Gullah Home Cooking the Daufuskie Way

By Sallie Ann Robinson

Published 2003

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The Filling

  • 10–12 crisp, fresh apples, peeled and sliced
  • ½ cup water (divided)
  • 2 cups


Place the apples in a pot with about ½ cup water, just enough to wet the bottom of the pot, since the apples have lots of water anyway. Add the sugar, cinnamon, allspice, and lemon peel (be sure to grate just the zest, or yellow skin). Boil 5 minutes. Mix the cornstarch with