Irish Potato Apple Pie
A delicious apple dessert from Ireland. The pastry is not as firm as regular
pastry. Be sure to GREASE the pie pan.
- 2 cups hot mashed potato
- 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
- 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/8 teaspoon ginger
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 4 cups thinly sliced apples
- 2 tablespoons brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon melted butter or margarine
- 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
- Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
- Combine potato, butter, cinnamon, ginger and brown sugar. Mix well.
- Blend in flour. Reserve 3/4 cup for top of the pie.
- On a sheet of waxed paper or better still parchment paper, pat the remaining
dough into a circle slightly larger than a 9-inch pie plate.
- Place a well-greased
pie plate over dough. Lift and invert the dough into the pan. Remove waxed paper.
- Arrange apple slices of potato mixture.
- Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons brown sugar.
- Pat remaining 3/4 cup of potato mixture onto a 9-inch circle of waxed paper. Invert over filled
pie. Peel off paper, crimp and seal edges of dough around pie. Cut a vent in the center of the pie.
- Bake for 45 to 50 minutes.
- Brush top with 1 teaspoon melted butter and sprinkle
with granulated sugar a few minutes before removing from oven.
- Serve hot with whipped cream.