Bakers Square French Apple Pie Recipe 

Everyone who loves pies swears by the Bakers square french apple pie, if you have no idea what it is, we are here to show you how to make it.

The Bakers square french apple pie is a traditional baking dish, a variation of the apple pie recipe that has a square shape, a perfect choice for dessert lovers.

This recipe is one of those traditional recipes that you can find in most homes because it is simple and easy to make.  It uses only 6 ingredients; flour, sugar, vanilla, eggs, milk, and butter.  If you want to know more about the Bakers square french apple pie and see how it is made, keep reading.

Bakers Square French Apple Pie Recipe – 1

Ingredients:

Pie crust:

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp. butter
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 egg yolk, beaten

Pie filling:

  • 6 apples, peeled and sliced
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 egg white, beaten

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar, butter, and salt. Use a fork to break the butter or a pastry blender if available until it looks like coarse crumbs.
  3. Stir in the egg yolk. Add as much of the cold water as needed to make a soft dough that just holds together. Flatten dough into a disk, wrap in plastic wrap, and chill for at least 30 minutes.
  4. Roll out dough on a lightly floured surface to fit a 9-inch pie plate. Fold overhang under itself to form a 1/2-inch lip all around the edge of the pie plate. Crimp edge decoratively.
  5. Bake the pie crust for 10 minutes at 350 degrees F and then reduce the temperature to 300 degrees F.
  6. In a large bowl, toss apples with sugar, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger and mix them together. Spoon mixture into baked pie shell, mounding slightly on top.
  7. Bake at 300 degrees F for about 45 minutes or until apples are tender. Cool before serving.

Bakers Square French Apple Pie Recipe – 2

Ingredients:

  • 1 (15 ounces) package Pillsbury refrigerator pie dough (softened as directed on box)

For the streusel

  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup old fashioned oats
  • 3/4 teaspoon apple pie spice
  • 1 cup butter or 1 cup margarine

For the apple layer

  • 3 cups thinly sliced peeled apples
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon apple pie spice
  • Cream cheese layer
  • 1 (8 ounces) package cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla

Directions:

  • Heat the oven to 450 degrees.
  • Make pie crust as directed on the box and place it on the 9-inch pie pan.
  • Bake for at least 10 minutes or until the pie is lightly brown. The crust normally fluffs up, but you can push it down gently using a fork.
  • Reduce the oven temperature to 350 degrees.
  • Stir together streusel ingredients in a separate bowl except for butter until it looks like bread coarse crumbs and set it aside.
  • In another separate bowl, mix the apple ingredients and set them aside.
  • Mix the sugar and cream cheese, add in the vanilla and eggs and mix well.
  • Spread the cream cheese mixture into the pie crust and add the apples topping them with streusel and small bits of butter.
  • Bake this pie for about 60 minutes or until the apples become tender and the streusel becomes golden.  You could cover the pie lightly with foil for at least 15 minutes while baking to prevent over-browning.
  • Let the pie rest for about an hour before eating.  Store the remaining in the fridge for 3 to 4 days.

Final Thoughts

The baker’s square french apple pie recipe is a great basic recipe for anyone wanting to make their own apple pie. The filling is easy and requires just a few ingredients. It has a great flavor and is really quick and easy to make. It saves time, you don’t have to worry about long preparation hours, it keeps things simple.

It also comes together quickly and can be used in many different ways. You can make a French Apple Pie with fresh apples and top it with vanilla ice cream, or you can easily top it with vanilla or cinnamon ice cream or even meringue for a more traditional apple pie. You can also serve it with caramel sauce, or with ice cream, whipped cream, or even sweetened whipped cream.

You can have it for dessert or just a fun time snack – the options are limitless and it’s also delicious in any way you choose to eat it!  What are you waiting for, try it today and let us know the outcome!

what is french apple pie?

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is French apple pie?

This is a very old dessert that dates back to the Middle Ages. Its origin has been traced to the French and German regions, with the latter having the most influence in its development.  The ingredients of this dessert are apples, sugar, flour, egg yolks, butter and spices.

How do you say apple pie in French?

The expression “pâte feuilletée aux pommes” is the official name of this dessert.

How to make French apple pie?

There are two ways to make apple pie: the classic way (which is the one we recommend), and a simpler way which is called “pâte brisée”.  The recipes above should be able to help you make a perfect pie.

How to make apple pie French toast?

In a bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, sugar, vanilla extract, cinnamon and nutmeg. Add the apples, tossing well to coat. Spread the mixture evenly over the bottom of an 8×8-inch baking dish. Top with the bread cubes and pour the egg mixture over the top. Bake for 30 minutes or until the top is golden brown. Remove from the oven and let cool completely on a wire rack. Serve.

How to make French Dutch apple pie?

Combine the sugar, flour, salt and cinnamon in a mixing bowl. Cut in the butter with a fork or pastry blender until crumbly. Add the apples and toss to coat. In a separate bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, and vanilla. Stir into the apples. Pour into the crust and bake at 400 degrees F for 40 minutes.

Bakers Square French Apple Pie Recipe - 1

Ingredients
  

For the pie crust:

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 egg yolk, beaten

For the filling:

  • 6 apples, peeled and sliced
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 egg white, beaten

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a bowl, combine the flour, sugar, butter, and salt. Use a fork to break the butter or a pastry blender if available until it looks like coarse crumbs.
  • Stir in the egg yolk. Add as much of the cold water as needed to make a soft dough that just holds together. Flatten dough into a disk, wrap in plastic wrap, and chill for at least 30 minutes.
  • Roll out dough on a lightly floured surface to fit a 9-inch pie plate. Fold overhang under itself to form a 1/2-inch lip all around the edge of the pie plate. Crimp edge decoratively.
  • Bake the pie crust for 10 minutes at 350 degrees F and then reduce the temperature to 300 degrees F.
  • In a large bowl, toss apples with sugar, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger and mix them together. Spoon mixture into baked pie shell, mounding slightly on top.
  • Bake at 300 degrees F for about 45 minutes or until apples are tender. Cool before serving.

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