Apple Pie a la Donatella

Recipe By: Donatella Arpaia

Napoli Outdoor Oven Desserts

Prep: 60

Cook: 60

Serves: 4

Ingredients

3 cups all-purpose flour

1 tsp salt

1 tbsp granulated sugar

1 cup unsalted butter (cut into cubes and refrigerated)

1/3 cup ice water

6 granny smith apples (peeled, cored, & sliced)

2 tbsp lemon juice

1/4 cup all purpose flour

1/2 cup granulated sugar

1/2 cup brown sugar

1 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp nutmeg

1/2 tsp cloves

1/4 tsp salt

  1. Pie Crust
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, sugar, and salt. Cut butter into flour with a pastry cutter or a food processer and process until small beads form.
  3. Add water 1 tablespoon at a time until dough forms a ball. Do not over process.
  4. Form into 2 discs, wrap, and refrigerator for 30 minutes
  5. Filling
  6. In a medium bowl, toss sliced apples with 2 tablespoons of lemon juice.
  7. Combine dry ingredients in a separate bowl and then toss with apples. Let sit for 10 minutes.
  8. Roll out a pie disc into a 12-inch round about 1/8-inch thick and press into oven-safe pie plate. Fill the shell with the apples. 
  9. Roll out second pie dough forming a disc and place over filling. Seal edges together and brush top of pie with egg wash.
  10. Sprinkle top with 2 teaspoons granulated sugar and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  11. Bake in pizza oven until pastry is lightly browned and filling is cooked, approximately 40 minutes to 1 hour.