Chef Vocci’s Apple Pie A La Mode

In honor of ‪#‎NationalPieDay‬ tomorrow, follow Chef Vocci as he shows how to make his deliciously popular Apple Pie‬ A La Mode, available now on the dessert menu!

If you’re up to the challenge, try your own version of Chef Vocci’s Apple Pie! Follow the recipe below:

Step 1 – Making the Pie Dough

Ingredients

  • 24 oz. AP Flour
  • .6oz Salt
  • .6oz Sugar
  • 12 oz. cold butter, cubed
  • 5 eggs
  • 1.2 oz water
  • 8 drops vanilla extract
  • .24 oz lemon zest
  • 1 tsp coriander

Directions

1-       Stir flour, salt, and sugar into bowl. Rub butter into flour using finger tips to the texture of fine breadcrumbs. Make a well in the center.
2-       Mix eggs, water, and zest. Pour wet ingredients into flour well. Mix to a soft dough.
3-       Turn dough into lightly floured work surface. Knead until smooth and well fixed.
4-       Wrap in plastic and chill for at least 30 min before use.
5-       Roll out dough to 1/8th inch thick, and place in cast iron skillet. 
Step 2 – Making the Apple Pie Filling

Ingredients

  • 4lbs Granny Smith Apples, peeled and Diced
  • 6oz Granulated Sugar
  • 4oz Brown Sugar
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • ½ tsp allspice
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • ½ tsp 

Directions

1 – Sauté apples over medium heat 4-5 minutes, then add sugar and spices. Cook another 5-7 minutes until all ingredients are incorporated and apples are caramelized. Set aside to cool.
2- Once cooled, place it into cast iron skillet.
3 – Roll out additional sheet of pie dough, and place overtime apple pie filling. Cut off excess pie dough. 
4- Dust with cinnamon sugar and bake at 425 degrees for 30 minutes. 
 

Step 3 – Miso Caramel (Optional)

Ingredients

  • 1 lb sugar
  • 5oz. water
  • 12 oz. heavy cream
  • ¼ cup of miso
  • 2 oz. Butter

Directions

1-       Bring sugar and water to boil and continue to heat until the mixture begins to darken. In a separate pot, bring miso and cream to a boil and set aside. Incorporate the cream into the sugar syrup and mount with butter.
2-       Place a scoop of ice cream on top of apple pie, and drizzle with miso caramel.
 
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