Grandmom Price shows how to make a pie crust and bake an Apple Pie
Directions for pie crust Mix the flour salt and shortening using a pastry cutter, when mixed put in freezer to chill. When chilled remove from freezer, make a well in the centre of the mixture and add iced water. Stir until the pastry makes ball. Roll out half mixture at a time to make thin crust.
Directions for Filling Partially peel and chop apples. Sprinkle over the sugar, starch, nutmeg and lemon juice. Mix and then spreadevenly over pastry basedotting with butter.
Cover with upper crust, trimming pastry to leave a one inch overhang. Create slits in the pastry to enable the steam to escape and brush with sugar and milk mixture. Before placing in oven put a foil ring over the pie to protect the edges from burning. Cook for 45mins at 400° F, remove foil ring 15mins before cooking is finished.
A recipe for an Austrian dessert passed on to Helen by family friend and Austrian grandmother Gran Paula. Gran Paula’s Fruit Slice has been a family favourite for years. Filmed by Human Beans as part of What’s Cooking Grandmas of Lancaster.