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Are you a pie person or a cake person? The world is divided between the two kinds of desserts. For those who choose pie as birthday dessert, then this pie is for you! Flaky crust and luscious caramel apple filling combine to make a dreamy dessert. Kitchen Conservatory is proud to be the epicenter of pie-making: every year, on the day before Thanksgiving, we hand-make 72 pies for the feast, including hand-making the most incredible pie crust you have ever tasted. Sign up for this memorable cooking class and take home apple, pumpkin, and pecan pies for your family’s celebration.

The secrets of perfect pie are revealed here. Apple Pie is Number 2 on the countdown of the Top Thirty Recipes celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Kitchen Conservatory.

To make a perfect pie, you will need this equipment:

  • Pastry blender to cut the butter into the flour
  • Gravy separator for adding the ice water
  • Rollpat mat for rolling out the dough
  • Rolling pin to roll out the dough
  • Bench knife to turn the dough
  • Flour duster to sprinkle the flour
  • Pie plate for gorgeous presentation
  • Pastry brush to brush off any excess flour and to glaze the egg wash
  • Potato Starch Flour is the perfect fruit thickener