Sunday, September 22, 2013

My very first recipe!

I’ve been wanting to try baking my own apple pie for a while now, and today was the day! I came up with my own recipe (I asked mommy a few questions, but almost the whole thing was my own idea)! It turned out GREAT (except, I think I’ll use a little more sugar next time). Enjoy!

-Abigail

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First, you need to preheat your oven to 350 degrees…

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Then, you have to wash all of the apples…

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… and slice them… (it was my idea to add a green one too for a little “sour” taste)

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Next, you need to squeeze a bit of fresh lemon juice in (or a whole lemon, in my case)…

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… and a touch of fresh orange juice too…

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Don’t forget to taste your ingredients before adding them to the pie… especially the sugar!

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Add some sugar and cinnamon…

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I wanted to add some water, but Mommy said that apples get juicy when they cook, so she helped me figure out something to thicken it up with… flour!

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When your filling is ready, unroll your pie crust, prick the bottom, pour in the apples, and “dot it” with some butter…

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Then you can make the top crust as fancy as you want!

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Pinch together the ends, and make it look pretty with a fork!

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Watch it bake in the oven, and enjoy the wonderful smell!

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Voila! Add a bit of whipped cream and some berries (my personal touch), and enjoy!

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