French Apple Pie Recipe

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A beautiful double layered apple pie with a single crust and apricot jelly topping. This French Apple Pie recipe consists of a layer of fresh pureed apples topped with apple slices arranged in a decorative circular pattern. It is then topped with melted apricot jelly.
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  • 1 pre-made pie crust from any grocery store
  • 1 tablespoon ground almonds
  • 5 baking apples
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • zest from 1/2 of a lemon
  • 1/4 cup apricot jelly, melted
Container: 8 inch tart pan or spring form pan
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  • Preheat oven to 425° F.
  • Peel, core and thinly slice 3 apples.
  • Place apples in a saucepan with 1/4 cup of water.
  • Cook over medium heat for 20-30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • After apples have cooked down, pour into a food processor or blender to purée.
  • Add sugar and lemon zest to the apple purée.
  • Sprinkle pie crust with ground almonds.
  • Pour purée over the crust.
  • Peel, core and thinly slice 2 baking apples.
  • Arrange the sliced apples neatly over the apple purée.
  • Brush with melted apricot jelly.
  • Bake in oven for approximately 25-30 minutes or until the pastry and apples are golden brown.
  • Dust with powdered sugar.
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French Apple Pie Recipe Reviews

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"Everyone asked for the recipe after they tried this one."
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"I'm not huge on apple pies, but I made this for my dad's birthday and he couldn't get enough of it..."
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"I love this pie, it's easy and looks great. I'll be making this one for Thanksgiving."
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