Ruth's Chris Steakhouse Dutch Apple Pie
1 3/4 cups water, divided
6 tablespoons granulated sugar
2 tablespoons brown sugar, packed
Dash of nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 ounce orange liqueur
4 medium apples
3 tablespoons raisins
2 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 (9 to 10-inch) partially baked pie shell
1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 3/4 cups self-rising flour
3/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons butter, softened
Peel, core, and slice the apples into wheels. Combine 1 1/2 cups of
the water, sugars, nutmeg, cinnamon and liqueur in large saucepan.
Bring almost to a boil; add apple and cook 4 minutes. Add raisins.
Cook 2 minutes more or until apples are no longer crisp, but not
Mix cornstarch into remaining 1/4 cup water, and add to apple
mixture. Continue cooking, stirring until slightly thickened and
clear. Pour into pie shell making a slight mound.
Crumb Topping: Combine sugars, flour, nutmeg and cinnamon, mixing
In another bowl, combine vanilla extract and butter, then add to
first mixture. Consistency should be moist but not wet, and dry but
not powdery. Crumble on top of pie.
Bake at 350 degrees F for 45 to 50 minutes or until browned.
Source: Ruth's Chris Steakhouse, Beverly Hills,