This is Grandmother Elaine Smith’s recipe.
- 2 1/2 cups flour (sift before measuring)
- 1 cup Crisco
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup ice cold water
Sift flour, add salt, sift into large bowl. Make hole in center of flour. Place shortening in hole. Cut into flour & shortening with pastry blender. Add water and mix with fork into a ball.
- 5 apples (or more)
- 3/4 cup sugar (or more depending on size of apples)
- 2 TBSP four
- 1 tsp cinnamon, 1/2 tsp nutmeg
- Juice of one lemon
Layer apples with sugar, spice flour mixture. Add lemon juice.
Brush top with canned milk. You may sprinkle a little sugar over that. Bake at 425 for 10 mins and then 325 for 45 minutes.