Updated: Jul 21, 2019
5-6 Gala apples, peeled, cored and sliced
3 tbsp lemon or lime juice
⅓ cup granulated sugar
⅓ cup light brown sugar
⅓ cup flour (we used oat flour to keep it gluten free)
1 tbsp ground cinnamon
2 tbsp butter
1 egg + 2 tbsp water, whisked together (this is your egg wash) or sunflower oil
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
Carefully roll out the pie crusts and gently press it into a greased pie dish, allowing excess to hang over the edge. Cover lightly with plastic wrap and stick it in the fridge to chill.
In a large bowl, toss apple slices with lemon or lime juice.
Add sugars, flour, and cinnamon to the bowl and toss to coat. Allow apples to sit for a while in this sugar/spice mixture, so that they release more juices.
Spoon apple filling into chilled pie crust.
Cut butter into very small pieces and sprinkle over the apples.
Decorate the top of pie with remaining crust as desired.
Brush egg wash or oil lightly around the edge of the pie.
Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until top is golden brown and juices are bubbling.
Cool on a wire rack for at least 30 minutes.