Tea-Infused Homemade Apple Pie

A twist on the classic Apple Pie, indulge in nostalgic moments with a taste of warm apples and sweet cinnamon!

 

Short on kitchen spices? Add a tea-infused twist to a fall time favorite with TEALEAVES’ Organic Apple Pie - your new secret ingredient! Delight in comfort with an added layer of autumn apples and sweet spice, enveloped in a buttery pie crust. Need we say more?


Ingredients

PIE CRUST

  • 5 tablespoons of TEALEAVES Apple Pie Tea
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose baking flour
  • 1 cup cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
  • 4 tablespoons cold water
  • 1tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 egg

FILLING

  • 6 apples, peeled and sliced
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • ⅔ cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tbsp all-purpose baking flour
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • Coarse sugar, for sprinkling (optional)

Steps

PIE CRUST

  1. Preheat oven to 375° F.

  2. In a large bowl mix flour, sugar and salt.

  3. Pulse in the cold butter to mixture in a food processor until the dough begins to come together.

  4. In a small bowl add egg and water and beat the egg.

  5. Steep 5 tablespoons of TEALEAVES Organic Apple Pie in ½ cup of 82° C / 180° F water for 1 minute. Strain into egg mixture.

  6. Slowly pour the liquid into the flour mixture. Mix until you can form a ball.

  7. Divide the dough into 2 sections between 2 sheets of plastic wrap and pat each into a disk. Wrap tightly and refrigerate until firm.

FILLING

  1. Peel and core the apples; slice 1/4 inch thick. Transfer to a medium bowl and toss with sugar lemon juice, flour, salt, and ¼ cups of steeped tea until well combined.
  2. Roll out 1 disk of dough into a 15-inch round on a lightly floured surface. Ease into a 11-inch pie plate.
  3. Assemble apples into the baking dish and place the dish in the fridge.
  4. Remove the second dough from the fridge and roll into a 15” circle, then cut into 1 ½ inch (3.5 cm) strips.
  5. Remove the pie from the fridge, carefully weave the strips to form a cross pattern. Fold the overhanging dough under itself and crimp with your fingers.
  6. Brush the top crust with the beaten egg and sprinkle with coarse sugar. Chill 1 hour.
  7. Bake in the oven for 45-60 min, or until golden.

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Indulge in the essence of fall.


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