Cooking Corner: Glazed Apple Cream Pie

BY BRITTANY CLINE (’16)

This week, I will be baking a recipe from allrecipes.com for Glazed Apple Cream Pie! This recipe is a perfect idea for a thanksgiving dessert that is sure to be a favorite among your guests.

  • ½ cup of white sugar
  • ½ cup of milk
  • ½ cup of heavy cream
  • ¼ cup of butter
  • 2 tablespoons of cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons of milk
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 2 apples (peeled, cored, and sliced)
  • 1 tablespoon of all- purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1 package of pastry for double-crust pie (15 ounces)
  • ½ cup of confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of milk
  • ¼ teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon of butter, softened

Procedure:

  1. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine ½ cup of sugar, ½ cup of milk, ½ cup of cream, and ¼ cup of butter
  2. Heat until the butter is fully melted, stirring occasionally
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the cornstarch, 2 tablespoons of milk, and the vanilla; stir into the saucepan
  4. Cook until thickened, stirring constantly
  5. Remove from heat, and set aside to cool slightly
  6. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees
  7. In a medium bowl, combine the apples, flour, and the cinnamon; mix well
  8. Line a 9 inch pie pan with pie dough
  9. Pour the thickened filling mixture into the pastry- lined pie pan
  10. Arrange apple mixture evenly over filling
  11. Top with second crust, seal and flute the edges
  12. Cut slits in the top of the crust
  13. Bake for about 30 to 40 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown and apples are tender
  14. Cool for at least 30 minutes
  15. In a small bowl, combine the confectioners’ sugar, 1 tablespoon of milk, ¼ tablespoon of vanilla, and the tablespoon of softened butter
  16. Blend together until smooth
  17. Pour evenly over the pie
  18. Refrigerate for at least an hour and a half before serving (the longer the better)