Ginger Apple Crumb Pie

Ginger Apple Crumb Pie
Photo by Scott Phillips


  • 3 lb. Braeburn or Gala apples (about 6 medium) peeled, cored, and cut into ¼-inch-thick slices
  • ¼ tsp. table salt
  • 1-½ oz. (3 Tbs.) cold vegetable shortening, cut into ½-inch dice
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp. finely grated fresh ginger (I use a Microplane)
  • 1-½ oz. (3 Tbs. ) cold unsalted butter, cut into ½-inch dice
  • 3 Tbs. all-purpose flour
  • + 4 more ingredients
    • 1 oz. (2 tablespoons) unsalted butter, cut into very small pieces
    • Ginger Topping
    • 5-¾ oz. (1-¼ cups) all-purpose flour
    • 2-½ to 3-½ Tbs. very cold water

In a stand mixer bowl (or a large mixing bowl), whisk the flour and salt to blend. Add the shortening and butter. Starting on low speed and then shifting to medium, beat with the paddle attachment (or cut in by hand) until the largest pieces of fat are about the size of peas, 1 to 2 minutes. With...

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