Apple Pie Filling Recipe: Anytime Apple Pie Filling Recipe. Here’s a basic apple pie filling to use whenever you need to make a scrumptious homemade dessert.
18 cups apples, thinly sliced
3 tablespoons lemon juice
4 1/2 cups white sugar
1 cup cornstarch
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
10 cups water
In a large bowl, toss apples with lemon juice and set aside. Pour water into a Dutch oven over medium heat. Combine sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg. Add to water, stir well and bring to a boil. Boil for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
Add in the apples and return pot to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until apples are tender (about 6 to 8 minutes). Cool for 30 minutes.
Ladle filling into five freezer containers, leave 1/2-inch space at the top. Cool at room temperature for 1 to 1 1/2 hours.
Seal containers and freeze. Pie filling can be stored in freezer for up to 12 months.