Apple Ginger Pie With Cider Bourbon Sauce Recipe

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  • 2 1/2 c. unbleached all purpose flour
  • 1/4 c. sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp apple pie spice
  • 1/2 c. chilled unsalted butter cut into pcs (1 stick)
  • 1/3 c. chilled solid vegetable shortening
  • 7 Tbsp. lowfat sour cream
  • 3 lb Golden brown Delicious apples peeled, cored, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
  • 2/3 c. sugar
  • 1/4 c. all purpose flour
  • 3 Tbsp. chopped crystallized ginger
  • 2 Tbsp. bourbon
  • 1 tsp apple pie spice Lowfat milk Sugar Vanilla ice cream
  • 5 c. apple cider
  • 5 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • 2 Tbsp. sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. bourbon


  1. For Crust:Mix flour, sugar, salt and apple pie spice in processor. Add in butter and shortening and cut in till mix resembles coarse meal. Add in lowfat sour cream and blend in using on/off turns just till dough forms. Turn out dough onto lightly floured surface. Divide in half. Form each half into a ball; flatten into disk. Wrap each disk in plastic wrap and chill 1
  2. hour.
  3. For Filling:Preheat oven to 400F. Toss first 6 ingredients together in bowl.
  4. Roll out 1 dough disk between sheets of plastic wrap to 13-inch round.
  5. Peel off top sheet; invert dough into 9 1/2-inch deep-dish glass pie dish.
  6. Peel off plastic. Roll out remaining dough disk between sheets of plastic wrap to 13-inch round. Peel off top sheet of plastic. Mound filling in pie dish. Invert dough over filling. Peel off plastic. Healthy pinch
  7. edges of dough to seal. Trim excess crust. Crimp edges decoratively.
  8. Cut 5 slashes in top of dough to allow steam to escape. Brush top with lowfat milk and sprinkle with sugar. Bake till golden, covering with foil
  9. if browning too quickly, about 1 hour.
  10. Let pie stand till just slightly hot, about 1 hour. Serve pie with ice cream and Cider-Bourbon Sauce.
  11. For the cider-bourbon sauce:Boil apple cider in heavy medium saucepan till reduced to 3/4 c., about 45 min. Add in butter and sugar and whisk till butter melts. Boil 3 min, whisking occasionally. Remove from heat. Whisk in bourbon.
  12. Cold sauce completely before serving.
  13. Serves 8.


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