Princess Jamie's
Apple Pie Recipe

What's more American than Mom and Apple Pie?

Why Mom's Apple Pie of course!
And we've got the recipe!
Just in time for the Big 4th of July

Mom's Apple Pie
Mom's Apple Pie

(Double Crust Apple Pie)


  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup shortening
  • 5-7 tablespoons COLD water

Mix shortening, salt, flour with a fork until crumbly
Add 5 tablespoons water and mix well,
add more water if too dry

Apple Filling

  • 6-8 tart apples (Macintosh, Granny Smith)
  • Pare, core and thinly slice
  • 3/4 - 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons butter (or margarine)

Slice apples
Combine sugar, flour, cinnamon in a bowl
Add apple slices and mix well

Take 1/2 of the pastry and roll flat with rolling pin
Line a 9" or 10" pie plate with the pastry
Fill with apple mixture
Dot with butter (or margarine)

Take the remaining pastry dough and roll flat
Place dough on top of apple pie mix
Crimp along edges creating a scalloped edging
Take a knife and cut slits into top pastry for steam to escape
Bake in a 400 oven for 50 minutes or until crust is brown
Let cool and serve

For an easier version substitute the pie crust for store bought double crust.

Applie Pie & Cherry Clafouti


Jamie's Flag Cake

2 pints of strawberries
1 recipe of your favorite white or yellow cake
1 1/3 Cup of blueberries
1 tub of whipped topping
1 small box strawberry jello
1 small box vanilla pudding

Mix up and bake your favorite cake mix or recipe. Let cool.

Slice 1 cup of strawberries, set aside. Halve remaining
strawberries, set aside.

Punch holes in cooled cake with fork.

Mix package of Jello with 1 cup hot water. Stir until dissolved. Pour over cake.

Mix vanilla pudding as directed on box. Pour on top of cake.

Top cake (in pan) with 1 cup sliced strawberries, 1 cup

blueberries and all of the whipped topping. Arrange
remaining strawberry halves and blueberries on whipped
topping to create a flag design. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Serves 12


This recipe is similar to the one at Fabulous Foods

We made it more "4 KIDS" by adding the jello and pudding.

Jamie's Flag Cake 2002

Flag Cake by Jamie 2001

Our July 4th 2002 Table

Our 4th of July Menu (2001)

Hearts of Palm & Green Bean Salad
Hamburgers & Sausage
Beans & Chips

Come Join Us For our 4th of July Feast!

4th of July Menu (2002)

Jamie's Apple Pie and Flag Cake
Steaks, Hamburgers & Sausage
Baked Beans and Chips
*Grilled Summer Veggies
*Corn Muffins
*Potatoe Salads
Grandma Davenport's & Creamy Red Potatoe Salad
(* indicates the changes made to our menu from last year. Last year the Hearts of Palm Green Bean Salad was not a hit with the kids.
They all missed Grandma's Potatoe Salad. We learned that favorites should NOT be changed!! Lew was this year's backyard chef.)


4th Menu PDF File

Apple Pie

Apple Pie Recipe

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