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How to Make Apple Pie: 5 Secrets to Better Apple Pie (Page 3)

Whole-Wheat Flour

Tip 2. Use Whole-Wheat Flour and All-Purpose Flour

There's a fine balance between making your pie crust healthy and making your pie crust taste like cardboard. The results can be less than appetizing if you use all whole-wheat flour, but a mix of traditional all-purpose and whole-wheat pastry flour does the trick. The pastry flour adds fiber, but keeps the texture tender, and by blending it with all-purpose you get a less wheaty taste.

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