I’ve never made a real, proper baked fruit pie before this one. Call me a bad American, but it’s true. I’m just not a pie person, and to be honest, I don’t feel too bad about it. However, I went apple picking with my friends a couple weekends ago, and I had a TON of apples lying around, so I decided to replicate the apple pie that Al dreams about.
Winry actually learned how to make the apple pie from Gracia, who is clearly some kind of kitchen goddess, but I’m calling it Winry’s apple pie because she makes it more than Gracia does in the series. After making the pie, I can totally see why Al would dream about it! Not only does it look adorable, but it tastes fantastic as well. Fruit pies can be kind of difficult to get right, just because you have to certify that the fruit cooks through and the crust browns up nicely.
In the end, though, it is pretty much guaranteed to taste amazing, and if you get the hang of the latticed crust, the look of it will go a long way towards convincing everyone that you are a cooking master. Also, as if you needed more convincing, it’s fall time and the perfect weather for spiced, sweet apples in a buttery, flaky crust.