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Apple pie

edg1edg1 Posts: 86
edited 9:12AM in EggHead Forum
Hi All,

For my first try at real baking on the egg, I thought I would try an apple pie. Keep in mind, that I have never made a pie before in my life. And I usually have challenges keeping a constant temp.

This is the "before it went in the egg" pic.
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This is the "after it came out of the egg" pic.
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This is the "I ate a piece and did not die" pic.
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Does it taste anything like a professionally made pie? Not at all. But it is OK. And this time, I did not have major problems maintaining temp. I think that I had some bad lump recently, and this time I used some mesquite. It worked quite well.

I used the plate setter, legs down, and the pizza stone. The bottom crust came out a little harder than desired. I think that there was a bit too much direct heat transfer. Next time, I will put the ceramic grill in the middle, as a "stand off" device.

Later,

edg
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Comments

  • Mark0525Mark0525 Posts: 1,225
    Wow, the picture of the slice looks like one from a bakery. Great job.
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  • Mark0525Mark0525 Posts: 1,225
    Did it have a smokey taste to it at all? I just don't get doing breads and pies and things on the egg. My wife would think I was crazy
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  • I bake bread (and the occasional pie, cobbler, or fruit galette) all the time--no smoky taste. Heat the Egg until it isn't smoking, and you'll get no weird flavors in your bread.
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  • Congratulations - looks very good - nice crust
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  • pattikakepattikake Posts: 1,175
    Way to go. Looks yummy. great job.

    Patti
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  • Nice pie edg, put Egg feet between the platesetter and the stone like this
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    Ross
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  • Mark0525Mark0525 Posts: 1,225
    You guys are nuts!!!! :) I mean that in a nice way.
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  • rosrosrosros Posts: 408
    You just gave me the mid afternoon munchies.
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  • RebelEggRebelEgg Posts: 45
    Still haven't tried baking in mine, but all these pics make me want to.
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  • edg1edg1 Posts: 86
    Hi Ross,

    I will see if I can find my feet. They are around somewhere.


    I like the lattice crust top. I don't know if I have the patience to do the weaving.

    Sometime next week, I am going to try sourdough bread, baguette style.

    For those of you who have gotten the munchies from the pix, suffer! :evil:

    Take care,

    edg
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  • MaineggMainegg Posts: 7,787
    We love baking on the egg :)
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    OK I am hungry I will stop now....
    but find your feet, plate setter legs up is the first step for me for the indirect. then it depends on what I am cooking how I go from there. sometimes a small stone on those to add more of a buffer and then the grid on that and my dish on that. but he main key it CLEAN, clean egg, clean lump and clean grid and stones. no smoke at all to taint it.
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  • cookn bikercookn biker Posts: 13,400
    Awesome try Edg! You'll get it. You got some good replys. Good luck on that sourdough.
    Molly
    Colorado Springs
    "Loney Queen"
    "Respect your fellow human being, treat them fairly, disagree with them honestly, enjoy their friendship, explore your thoughts about one another candidly, work together for a common goal and help one another achieve it."
    Bill Bradley; American hall of fame basketball player, Rhodes scholar, former U.S. Senator from New Jersey
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  • Judy's EggJudy's Egg Posts: 104
    I've never baked a pie either, but it gives me another excuse to light up the Egg. I'll eat apple pie even if it's just "ok".
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  • cookn bikercookn biker Posts: 13,400
    Some bakes.
    Mixed fruit duff

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    Banana bread

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    Molly
    Colorado Springs
    "Loney Queen"
    "Respect your fellow human being, treat them fairly, disagree with them honestly, enjoy their friendship, explore your thoughts about one another candidly, work together for a common goal and help one another achieve it."
    Bill Bradley; American hall of fame basketball player, Rhodes scholar, former U.S. Senator from New Jersey
    LBGE, MBGE, SBGE , MiniBGE and a Mini Mini BGE
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