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The Best Peach Pie
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The Best Peach Pie

Fresh Peaches,Buttery Crust
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Buttery Crust, peaches
Prep Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 55 minutes
Servings 8 People

Equipment

  • OVEN
  • Mixing Bowl, serving bowl , spatula
  • Food Processor
  • Refrigerator

Ingredients

PIE CRUST

  • 2.5 cups All-Purpose Four extra for rolling
  • 1 cup Unsalted Butter very cold and cut into cubes
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 8-10 tbsp Ice Water

Instructions

  • 1 Mix flour, sugar, and salt: Put flour, sugar, and salt into the bowl of a food processor and pulse 2-3 times to mix
  • 2 Add butter, half at a time, pulsing several times after each addition: Add about half of the butter to the food processor and pulse several times. Then add the rest of the butter and pulse 6 to 8 times
  • 3. Slowly add ice water and pulse until dough barely holds together,dont add too much water
  • 4. Empty dough onto flat surface - gather into a mound and divide into 2 mounds
  • 5. Use your hands and knead each mound just enough to form each one into a disk. Do not over-knead! . You should just knead enough so that the dough holds together without cracks.
  • 6. Sprinkle each disc with a little flour, wrap each one in plastic wrap, and refrigerate for at least one hour
  • 7. Remove the disc from refrigerator and let sit for 5-10 minutes
  • 8 . Roll out with a rolling pin on a lightly floured surface to a 11inch circle; about ⅛ of an inch thick. If sticky ,sprinkle with a little more flour
  • 9.Fit into a 9 inch pie pan
  • 10. Fill Pie Crust With Pie Filling
  • 11. Roll out Second Crust -Lay on top of the filling ,pinch side together, slice lines in top crust
  • 12. Bake

Pie Filling

  • Pre-Heat Oven 450°
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine peeled sliced peaches and lemon juice, mix well. Drain in a colander for 10-15 minutes (make sure to drain or pie will be soggy.
  • Put peaches in a mixing bowl
  • Place homemade or pre-made pie crust in a pie pan,(9 inch) Brush bottom crust with beaten egg(save remaining egg)
  • In a mixing bowl combine flour, corn starch, white sugar, brown sugar cinnamon and salt -mix well. Pour Peaches in the bottom of pie crust , pour flour/sugar mixture over the peaches, cut up butter and place on top
  • Place top crust over the filling -crimp edges of the crust. Brush remaining beaten  egg on crust -cut  slits in  the top crust 
  • Bake 10 minutes - Reduce heat to 350° and bake additional 30-35 minutes
  • When golden brown and filling is bubbly hot -pie is done
  • Cool completely and refrigerate 1-2 hours before cutting and serving