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Apple Pie

Photo: Oxmoor House
Yield 8 servings (serving size: 1 wedge)

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup vegetable shortening
  • 4 to 5 tablespoons cold water
  • 1/2 cup measures-like-sugar calorie-free sweetener
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 4 medium Granny Smith apples, peeled and sliced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • Butter-flavored cooking spray
  • 1/2 cup vanilla no-sugar-added ice cream (optional)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 243
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 16.4 g
  • satfat 3.4 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 1.8 g
  • carbohydrate 22.8 g
  • fiber 1.4 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 148 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 425°.

  2. Combine flour and salt; cut in shortening with pastry blender until mixture is crumbly. Sprinkle water, 1 tablespoon at a time, over surface of mixture. Stir with a fork until dry ingredients are moistened.

  3. Shape dough into a ball. Roll into a 10-inch circle on a floured surface. Combine sweetener and next 3 ingredients; sprinkle over apple, and toss.

  4. Spoon mixture into a 9-inch pieplate; sprinkle with lemon juice. Place pastry over apple mixture; fold edges under, and crimp. Coat with cooking spray.

  5. Bake at 425° for 25 minutes. Serve warm. Top with ice cream, if desired (ice cream not included in analysis).

Cook's Notes

For testing, we used Splenda as the calorie-free sweetener.

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