This is really an apple flavored pie. Most Dutch apple pies have raisins, but the secret here is that there is a “custard” made from apple juice, so the pie really full of apple flavor.

Dutch apple raisin pie


  • 1 pie crust
  • 1 cup raisins
  • 1&1/2 cups apple juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 Tbs. corn starch
  • 1 Tbs. flour
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbs. lemon juice
  • 4 cups pared and diced apples (4-6)

Dutch apple raisin pie


  1. In large saucepan, boil raisins and 1 cup of apple juice until liquid is almost absorbed.
  2. In a second sauce pan, mix the 1/2 cup apple juice with the cornstarch and bring to coil until the liquid has thickened.
  3. Add the thickened apple juice to the raisin apple juice, and allow to cool.
  4. In small bowl, mix sugar, flour, cinnamon and salt.
  5. Clean the apples and slice in small pieces into a bowl of water with lemon juice.
  6. When all the apples have been prepared, drain off he lemon/water liquid.
  7. Sprinkle the sugar/flour cinnamon mixture over the apples and add the raisin mixture.
  8. Stir well to mix all the ingredients.
  9. Turn pastry lined pie pan.
  10. Bake in preheated 425 F oven for 10 minutes; reduce heat to 350 F and bake 45-55 minutes longer, or until pastry is golden brown.
  11. Allow the pie to cool so that it is set.