Caramel Apple Pie

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Description

A classic double crust apple pie enhanced by homemade caramel in the filling! Once apple season arrives, it’s a given that apple pie is on the dessert menu. And bolstering this dessert recipe with some gooey caramel sauce makes this Caramel Apple Pie one of autumn’s simple pleasures!

Ingredients

 
For the crust:
2 1⁄2 cups
flour
2 tablespoons
sugar
1 teaspoon
salt
12 tablespoons
butter (cut into small pieces and chilled)
1⁄2 cup
vegetable shortening (or lard, cut into 4 pieces and chilled)
1⁄4 cup
cold vodka
1⁄4 cup
cold water
 
For the filling:
4 pounds
Granny Smith apples (peeled, cored and each cut into eighths)
1⁄2 cup
packed brown sugar
1⁄2 teaspoon
ground cinnamon
1⁄4 teaspoon
freshly grated nutmeg
1 tablespoon
fresh lemon juice
3 tablespoons
cornstarch
 
For the caramel:
1 1⁄2 cup
packed brown sugar
1⁄3 cup
corn syrup
6 tablespoons
butter (cut into pieces)
1⁄2 teaspoon
salt
1⁄2 cup
cream
 
To finish the top crust:
1
egg white (beaten with 1 teaspoon water)
2 teaspoons
sugar

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