Cinnamon Apple Pie, Streusel Topping

Cinnamon Apple Pie, Streusel Topping

Comments: Serve garnished with whipped cream, or along with vanilla ice cream.
Servings: 8

1 [9-inch / 23-cm] pie shell
6 cups [1.5 L] Cortland apple slices*
2/3 cup [160 mL] brown sugar
2 tablespoons [17.5 g] all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon [5 mL] cinnamon
Whipped cream or vanilla ice cream, to serve [optional]

Streusel Topping

3/4 cup [190 mL] rolled oats
1/3 cup [45 g] all-purpose flour
1/4 cup [60 mL] brown sugar
1/4 cup [60 g] cold butter dices

Preheat oven to 425°F [220°C].
Line a 9-inch [23-cm] pie plate with pie shell.
*Peel, core then slice apples into a bowl.
Mix together brown sugar, flour and cinnamon; evenly coat apple slices with mixture.
Into a clean bowl, mix together topping rolled oats, flour and brown sugar.
Using a pastry cutter or 2 knives, cut in butter until mixture resembles coarse meal.
Evenly sprinkle all over apple slices.
Bake into preheated oven for 15 minutes.
Lower oven temperature to 350°F [180°C].
Bake pie for approximately 30 to 35 minutes, until apples are tender.
Transfer onto a wire rack; leave to cool before serving, warm.