Apple pie

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Apple pie is the most popular type of pie for dessert in both American and England. Apple pie originated in England. Also there are many varieties of apple pie.



In the field of cooking, an apple pie is a fruit cake in which the main ingredient is apples. The best cooking apples are called Granny apples. They are green tart and acidic. Usually, it takes between two or three apples to make an apple pie.

English style

English apple pies go back to the year of 1381. This was during the time of the English writer Chaucer. The English version of apple pie has the following ingredients:

  • Apples
  • Good Spices
  • Figs
  • Raisins
  • Cloves
  • Pears

Apple pie in England is eaten hot or cold and with ice cream or whipped cream. Apple pies in England were made without sugar.

Apple pie and cheese

Apple pie and cheese is considered a different combination today. However, this combination of apple pie and cheese was popular in the 19th century. This is because apples were not always sweet. This combination of apple pie and sharp cheddar was a good taste. This combination isn’t popular today.

American apple pie

The American variety of apple pie had to wait a bit until some apple seeds were brought over from England and the apple seeds grew into trees. Until that time, apples were mainly used for apple cider. But, once apple pie recipes were printed, apple pie becomes popular. There is regular apple pie, sugar free apple pie and Dutch apple pie, which has a lattice top and has cinnamon and lemon juice.