Is it a cake or is it a pie? This is a new spin on Nantucket Pie, which occurred simply because my husband, Bob, got carried away peeling apples for the Thanksgiving pie this year. I had to do something with the extra apples, and I was not going to roll out another traditional piecrust. I was thinking easy, and Nantucket Pie is easy. So I got out my quiche dish and made this pie.
It is a yummy desert. Bob requested this for Christmas Day, so I have put aside quilting for the day to make this pie.
The Ingredients are the same as for the Nantucket Pie … with the addition of the Apple Pie filling , so if you want to make Nantucket Pie, skip the apple pie filling!
2 cups whole cranberries
½ cup sugar
½ cup chopped walnuts (optional)
Apple Pie Filling:
2 apples (Macintosh, Cortland, or one of each)
¼ cup brown sugar
½ tsp. cinnamon
½ tsp. ginger
¼ tsp. nutmeg
¼ tsp. clove
1 tsp. vanilla
1 Tbsp. corn starch
1 cup flour
1 cup sugar
6 Tbs. melted margarine
1 tsp. vanilla extract
Peel, core and slice up apples. Mix the brown sugar, vanilla a spices together and mix in with the apples. Place apples in a buttered and floured quiche dish.
Pour cranberries on top of the apples. Add 1/2 cup of sugar (and nuts if desired).
Mix batter ingredients together and pour over cranberries and apples.
Bake in 350 degree oven for 35 to 40 minutes. If you have included the apples cover the pie with aluminum foil and bake for another 15 minutes to ensure the apples are cooked enough and to thicken the filling!
This is what my sink looks like when Bob is not here to help when I am baking!
But before I clean the dishes …. Grady is hungry!