Thursday, June 6, 2019

Kentucky Bourbon Apple Pie (1988)

  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 4 tbspns bourbon, divided in 2 parts
  • 6 to 7 cups peeled, cored apples, sliced
  • 3/4 to 1 cup sugar (to taste)
  • 2 tbspns flour
  • 1 tspn cinnamon
  • 1/8 tspn nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup walnuts or pecans, chopped
  • Dough for 9-inch 2-crust pie
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Plump raisins in 2 tablespoons of bourbon.  Sprinkle the remaining 2 tablespoons of bourbon over sliced, plumped apples.

Combine sugar, flour, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Add sugar mixture, raisins, and nuts to apples, and mix thoroughly. Put in crust. 

Bake in lower third of oven for 50 to 60 minutes. 

More "Lost" Apple Recipes
Raw Apple Cake (1975)
Old-Fashioned Apple Cider Butter (1860)

(Origin - "Best of the Best from Kentucky - Selected Recipes from Kentucky's Favorite Cookbooks" edited by Gwen McKee and Barbara Moseley. Quail Ridge Press, 1983.  This recipe was originally from "Cordon Bluegrass")

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