What do you do when you find a really big apple?
(Like this one, located on the highway
between Montreal and Toronto.)
Well, you should pick it up and put it into a big apple basket.
(This one is at the Longaberger Homestead in Frazeysburg, Ohio.)
(photo by tweaker 73)
Make a really big apple pie, of course!
Why not go for the WORLD’S LARGEST?
RECIPE FOR WORLD’S LARGEST APPLE PIE
What you will need:
12 unemployed masons to build the oven
a mixing bowl you can swim in
fire department to hose people down
for the crust:
352 lb flour
132 lb shortening
8 1/2 gallons water
1/2 lb salt
18 lb butter
for the filling:
320 bushels of apples
77 1/2 lb cinnamon
19 1/3 lb nutmeg
48 lb flour
9 2/3 gallons lemon juice
700 lb brown sugar
1400 lb white sugar
1. Roll crust in strips. Pat together in an 18′ round x 18″ deep pan.
2. Bake in 19′ round x 19″ deep cinder block oven at 350 to 400 degrees until done.
(This was baked for Hilton’s 1982 Apple Festival in Western New York. To see photos of the pie, click here. )
After you’ve gorged yourself on pie, then what??!!