Saturday, March 23, 2013
Apple Pie Filling - make and freeze.
From the Ball Bluebook
2 cups Sugar
1/4 cup Flour
1 and 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg
2 tablespoons Lemon Juice
6lb Apples (Wash, peel, core and slice)
Prep 1.Wash, peel, core and slice apples.
2.Treat to prevent darkening by dipping slices in additional lemon juice.
3. Combine sugar, flour and spices.
4.Rinse and drain apples and stir into sugar mixture.
5.Let stand for 30 minutes or until juices begin to flow.
6.Stir in lemon juice.
7.Cook over medium heat until mixture begins to thicken.
8.Ladle filling into freezer containers, leaving 1/2 headspace.
9.Cool at room temperature for no more that 2 hours.
10.Seal, label and freeze.