Best Apple Pie

Best Apple Pie


"Lemon juice gives this pie some added zing!"


servings 329 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 329 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 16.7 g
  • 26%
  • Carbs:
  • 43.7g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 3.4 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 318 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl mix together flour, salt, and cinnamon. Add apples and lemon juice. Toss until apples are thoroughly coated. Allow to sit for 10 minutes.
  3. Pour apples into pastry-lined pie plate. Dot with butter or margarine. Cover with top pastry. Seal edges and cut steam vents in top pastry.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 35 to 45 minutes, until crust is golden brown.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 34 Ratings


A great recipe. My daughter didn't know there was no sugar and she said it tasted appley. I used 1T frozen orange concentrate instead of the lemon juice

After reading other reviews I took some of their advice, I only put ten drops of lemon juice in, and I added 1/4 c. of sugar, being the sugar fan that I am. I used 6 mac apples and 3 gala which ...

Thr recipe was very easy and straightforward. It comes out pretty darn sour with no sugar and that much lemon, like MASMAY said. I used about 1/4 cup of sugar with this recipe, and it was still ...

I was so happy to find this recipe! My dad loves pies and cakes but is a diabetic and has a hard time during the holidays with all the baked goods around that he can't have. This pie was EASY ...

I cannot say enough good things about this recipe! Very Easy! I lightly covered with tinfoil the last ten minutes of cooking to keep from getting too brown.

This recipe was excellent. I added a cup of blueberries because I was short apples, used orange juice like the other reader suggested and a splash of vanilla. Overall excellent it doesn't need...

I was hopeful this would be great, but it was a disaster. I used granny smiths with the lemon (maybe should have used orange as recommended) and it was sour and not sweet at all. I followed th...

This was my first ever apple pie and I probably should have paid more attention to the fact that there wasn't any sugar involved, but this pie came out sour and dry. It needs a lot more sweetne...

Very good! I left out the lemon juice and the salt and added about a 1/4 cup of sugar and used grimes golden apples. Next time I'll try using even less sugar or maybe some splenda.