How to Slice Apples for Pie

By Shiran

Equal sized apples are essential for apple pie in order for them to cook evenly. You don’t want a mixture of hard and mushy bits, but instead to have a perfect and evenly tender texture.

First, you’ll need to peel the apples. Then, using a sharp knife, slice one side of the apple as closely as possible to the core.

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Repeat with remaining 3 sides.

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For every piece of apple, hold it cut-side down and slice evenly, about 1/4-inch (1/2 cm) thick.

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