Topsy-Turvy Apple Pie

4.8
(30)

This unique double-crusted apple pie is inverted after baking so that the brown sugar and pecan layer is on top.

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Servings:
8
Yield:
1 pie

Ingredients

  • 2 (9 inch) pie shell

  • ¼ cup butter

  • ½ cup pecan halves

  • ½ cup packed brown sugar

  • 5 large apples - peeled, cored and sliced

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1 pinch salt

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. Spread butter or margarine evenly on bottom and sides of a 9-inch pie plate. Press pecans, rounded side down, into butter layer. Pat brown sugar evenly over nuts, then lay one pastry shell over brown sugar layer.

  3. Place apples in a large bowl and sprinkle with lemon juice.

  4. In a small bowl combine flour, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Mix well. Toss mixture with apples, coating thoroughly.

  5. Spread apples into pie plate. Cover apples with second pastry shell. Crimp edges of pastry and make steam vents in top.

  6. Bake in preheated oven for 50 minutes. Cool 5 minutes then place serving plate over top of pie; invert pie onto plate. Carefully remove pie pan. Serve warm or cool.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

435 Calories
21g Fat
62g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 435
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 6g 29%
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 251mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 62g 23%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Total Sugars 41g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 7mg 35%
Calcium 34mg 3%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 229mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.