Sea Salt Caramel Apple Pie

Sea Salt Caramel Apple Pie

Dessert 

A mixture of different apples tastes best.

  • 1

    serves

  • Very easy

    Difficulty

  • Prep time

  • Cook time

Ingredients

  • Caramel
  • 1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup corn syrup
  • ¼ cup softened butter, cut into pieces
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 1/3 cup half-and -half
  • 1 ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • Crust
  • 1 shortcrust pastry recipe (see p. 13)
  • Filling
  • 6 cups peeled, cored, cut into 2-inch pieces tart apples
  • 3 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground ginger
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • ½ tsp sea salt

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 400°F.

2. Place brown sugar, corn syrup, butter and salt into the bowl with the mixer blade. Mix at speed 2 at 270°F for 14 minutes or until mixture boils; let cool for 10 minutes. Add half-and-half and vanilla. Mix at speed 5 for 1 minute; set aside to cool.

3. In large bowl stir together apples, flour, lemon juice, cinnamon, and ginger. Pour apple mixture into pie crust. Sprinkle apples with 1 Tbsp. sugar and ½ tsp. sea salt. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until apples are tender; cool. If necessary, place foil around edges of crust to prevent burning.

4. Serve apple pie with caramel sauce drizzled over pie. If desired, serve with ice cream.