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Apple Pie

This is a simple Apple Pie recipe that I’ve made numerous times. And it’s Vegan!

60 min cook | 1 servings | 60 min prep

Diet Categories:
  • Vegan


  • All Purpose Flour 1.25 cup
  • Vegetable Shortening 0.5 cup
  • Salt 0.25 tsp
  • Ice Water 3 tbsp
  • Minute Tapioca 2 tbsp
  • Sliced Apples 6 na
  • Sugar 0.75 cup
  • Cinnamon 1 tsp


  1. Whisk flour and salt.Cut in shortening until crumb-like.Drizzle ice water and and toss mixture with fork until mixture sticks together.Gather dough
  2. wrap in plastic and chill for 30 minutes.Roll out dough for pie plate.
  3. Sprinkle minute tapioca in bottom of pie (might need more than 2 tbsp).Lay sliced apples while adding a little of the sugar and cinnamon between every layer.
  4. Lay pie crust over top
  5. press down the edges
  6. cut holes
  7. brush with soy milk (or almond milk
  8. rice milk
  9. etc.) and sprinkle sugar. Bake in oven for one hour at 350°F. If your pie is quite thin
  10. one hour might be too much
  11. but for a standard 5cm deep
  12. 24cm in diameter pie plate
  13. it will be perfect.


  • Lucy McClain Sackett

    Can this be made with cherries instead of apple?