Apple pie

Apple pie
Apple pie.jpg
Apple pie with lattice upper crust
Place of originEngland
Food energy
(per 100 g serving)
about 0.75 kcal
Cookbook: Apple pie  Media: Apple pie
Tarte Tatin, a French variation on apple pie

An apple pie is a pie or a tart, in which the principal filling ingredient is apple. It is, on occasion, served with whipped cream or ice cream on top, (which is known as apple pie a la mode), or with cheddar cheese.[1] The pastry is generally used top-and-bottom, making it a double-crust pie; the upper crust may be a circular or a pastry lattice woven of crosswise strips. Depending on the baker's preference, the bottom of the double-crust may be baked first (before baking the whole pie) to prevent the bottom from getting soggy.[2] Exceptions are deep-dish apple pie, with a top crust only, and open-face Tarte Tatin. Apple pie is an unofficial symbol of the United States and one of its signature comfort foods.[3]

Ingredients

Apple pie can be made with many different sorts of apples. The more popular cooking apples include, Braeburn, Gala, Cortland, Bramley, Empire, Northern Spy, Granny Smith, and McIntosh[4] The fruit for the pie can be fresh, canned, or reconstituted from dried apples. These different types of apples (canned, dried, fresh) affects the final texture and the length of cooking time required will vary, therefore people disagree[citation needed] on if it affects the flavour or not. Dried or preserved apples were originally substituted only at times when fresh fruit was unavailable. Along with the apples people commonly use, cinnamon, salt, butter, and most importantly sugar.[5] Though most of the old recipes don't include sugar due to the price or having a better sweetener option, most people definitely use it today.[6] Apple pie is often served in the style of "à la Mode" (topped with ice cream). Alternatively, a piece of sharp cheddar cheese is, at times, placed on top of or alongside a slice of the finished pie.[7][8][9] Apple pie with cheddar is popular in the American Midwest and New England, particularly in Vermont, where it is considered the state dish.[1]

Other Languages
العربية: فطيرة التفاح
asturianu: Tarta de mazana
azərbaycanca: Alma piroqu
беларуская: Яблычны пірог
Deutsch: Apfelkuchen
Esperanto: Pomokuko
euskara: Sagar-tarta
فارسی: پای سیب
français: Tarte aux pommes
한국어: 사과 파이
Bahasa Indonesia: Pai apel
italiano: Mock apple pie
ಕನ್ನಡ: ಆಪಲ್ ಪೈ
Latina: Crustum mali
македонски: Пита со јаболка
Nederlands: Appeltaart
norsk: Eplekake
polski: Apple pie
português: Torta de maçã
Simple English: Apple pie
српски / srpski: Pita od jabuka
Türkçe: Elmalı turta
粵語: 蘋果批
中文: 蘋果派