Apple Pie


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The Settlement Cook Book

By Lizzie Black Kander

Published 1903

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  • A large apples, chopped
  • ¼ lb. almonds, blanched and chopped
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup raisins, seeded
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 lemon juice and rind, or
  • ¼ cup wine


Mix all together and stew 5 minutes. Cool. Line a pie plate with Matzos Pie Crust, or Murberteig. Place mixture on dough and bake in moderate oven. Beat white of egg very stiff, sweeten to taste and spread on top. Return to oven and brown slightly. Or, vary, the amount of sugar according to the acidity of the apples, using 2 tablespoons or more for an apple. If the apples are not juicy, add from ½ tablespoon to 1 tablespoon water, according to the size of the apple.

The apples may be flavored with lemon juice, cinnamon or nutmeg, and should be dotted with bits of butter.

Or, thick apple sauce may be used on a baked crust.