This vegan apple pie is bursting with ooey-gooey spiced apple filling between two layers of flaky vegan pastry. Good for vacation dinners, particular events, or simply these days while you’re craving a candy deal with.

Slice of Vegan Apple Pie with apple and pie dish in the background.

Are you a pie individual or a cake individual? I at all times really feel just like the world is split that means!

I will be sincere and admit that I am a cake form of lady. Pie often does not do it for me. I imply, it is good and all. Candy fillings between layers of flaky crust? You may’t not prefer it.

However it’s not my favourite. I can often flip down a chunk of pie, whereas I am unable to say no to cake. However you realize what? This pie is completely different. I am not kidding after I inform you that it is the finest pie I ever ate.

Actually, as I used to be devouring my piece with a scoop of vegan vanilla ice cream I needed to affirm with my husband that it was actually as wonderful as I believed. “Honey, is that this pie actually effing good or is it simply me?”

His response was “I feel it is the most effective pie I ever ate!”

Bounce to:

Why It is the Greatest

The crust. I used a double batch (for prime and backside crust) of my do-it-yourself vegan coconut oil crust, labored it right into a lattice, washed with a brushing of almond milk and a sprinkle of sugar. It got here out tremendous flaky with simply the correct amount of crispness on prime.

Spices. Simply the precise stability is what I shot for and I feel I nailed it. More often than not I am dissatisfied by recipes not having sufficient spices, so I went a contact over the quantities you’d usually discover in apple pie, with out utilizing a lot in order to really feel like a spice punch within the face.

Apples. Okay, so apple pie has apples. Duh! However choosing the proper selection is essential. I used Pink Girl for the pie within the pictures. This information is tremendous useful for selecting an apple selection to your pie!

Components You may Want

  • Vegan pie crust. I used do-it-yourself vegan pie crust, however store-bought crust works too. In the event you use store-bought crust you may need to get the type that you just roll your self (versus pie shells in disposable plates) and browse the substances to make sure it is vegan. Many manufacturers comprise dairy or lard. I like Wholly Healthful model pie dough, which is on the market at Entire Meals.
  • Apples. Gala, Pink Girl, and Granny Smith are all good pie apples. Have in mind how tart or candy you would like your pie to return out when selecting apples.
  • Sugar. Use natural sugar to maintain the recipe vegan.
  • Flour. I’ve solely examined the recipe with all-purpose wheat flour, so I am unable to assure outcomes with the rest, although I feel cornstarch would work.
  • Lemon juice.
  • Spices. We’re utilizing cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves.
  • Salt.
  • Non-dairy milk. You solely want a tiny little bit of this to function a vegan wash to your crust. Any selection that is unflavored and unsweetened will work.

How It is Made

The next is an in depth photograph tutorial on easy methods to make this dish. Scroll all the best way down if you would like to skip proper to the recipe!

  • Make your crust, both through the use of my do-it-yourself vegan pie crust recipe, or one other recipe in case you choose. In the event you’re utilizing store-bought crust be sure it is thawed out and able to go.
  • When your pie dough is blended, stick it within the fridge when you make the filling. Observe: do not go away the dough within the fridge any longer than it takes to make the filling (20 minutes or so). After some time it’s going to get rock exhausting and you will not be capable of roll it.
  • Peel and slice your apples. Slice the apples thinly to make sure they cook dinner throughout.

Two whole apples, one peeled apple, and apple slices on a cutting board with knife.

  • Place your apple slices into a big mixing bowl with sugar, spices (cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and ginger), lemon juice, a few tablespoons of flour for thickening, and a tiny little bit of salt. Combine it up!

Hands stirring vegan apple pie filling together in a bowl.

  • Roll half of your dough out to suit the within of your pie dish. Drape it contained in the dish, poke some holes within the backside, after which add the filling.
  • You may discover you’ve got bought plenty of filling! It helps to rearrange the apple slices horizontally and pile them on prime of one another, then push them down a bit with a spoon.

Tip: In the event you make this vegan apple pie in a smaller dish than the advisable 9 ½ inch pie plate and discover you’ve gotten additional, simply place them in an oven proof dish and bake them alone. Baked apples are scrumptious as a lightweight dessert or snack!

Hand using a wooden spoon to pack vegan apple pie filling into a crust.

  • To make a lattice prime, roll out the opposite portion of your crust and minimize it into about ten 1-inch extensive slices. Weave the slices over the filling, trim any extra, then gently roll and tuck the underside crust over the perimeters to affix the highest and backside crusts collectively.

Tip: In the event you choose a standard prime crust, merely roll out the dough, drape it over the fillings, then trim and pinch the highest and backside crusts collectively. Lower just a few slits within the prime crust to let steam escape whereas the pie bakes.

Hands arranging pie crust strips in a lattice formation.

  • Crimp the perimeters of your crusts, both with a fork or fingers, as proven within the photograph.

Hands crimping a pie crust.

  • Brush the highest crust with some non-dairy milk, after which sprinkle it with some coarse sugar (most natural sugar is sufficiently coarse for this goal).
  • Pop your vegan apple pie into the oven and bake it till the crust is golden brown and the filling is bubbly. I wish to cowl the perimeters with foil or a pie protect after about 20 minutes to stop them from burning.

Tip: Be sure you place one thing beneath the pie plate when you bake it. There will likely be drips!

Whole vegan apple pie with pie server and apples on the side.

  • Let your vegan apple pie cool till it is simply heat. Slice and serve it with dairy-free vanilla ice cream.

Slice of Vegan Apple Pie and vanilla ice cream with cinnamon sticks and apple on the side.

Leftovers & Storage

Seal your vegan apple pie up in a plastic bag or hermetic container. It’ll hold at room temperature for about 3 days, within the fridge for about 6 days, or within the freezer for about 3 months. The crust will free a few of it is crispness throughout storage, however in any other case the pie will nonetheless be scrumptious!

Ceaselessly Requested Questions

Can this pie be made gluten-free?

I am positive it could actually! Do that vegan gluten-free pie crust recipe if you cannot discover one on the retailer. For the filling, cornstarch could be your finest wager as a flour substitute.

Can I make this as a crumb-top pie?

Sure! Skip the highest crust, and as an alternative combine up ⅓ cup of flour, ¼ cup of brown sugar, 1 teaspoon of cinnamon, ¼ teaspoon of salt, and three tablespoons of vegan butter or coconut oil. Sprinkle it over the filling earlier than baking. Cowl the pie with foil after about half-hour to stop the topping from burning.

Why should the sugar be natural?

Typical sugar is processed with animal bones within the U.S., so it isn’t thought of vegan. Natural sugar is made in another way utilizing a bone-free course of.

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Slice of Vegan Apple Pie with ice cream on top.

Traditional Vegan Apple Pie

This vegan apple pie is bursting with ooey-gooey spiced apple filling between two layers of flaky vegan pastry. Good for vacation dinners, particular events, or simply these days while you’re craving a candy deal with.

Complete Time 3 hours 20 minutes


For the Filling

  • 7
    peeled and sliced apples
    (Observe 2)

  • cup
    natural granulated sugar
  • 2
    all-purpose flour
  • 1
    lemon juice
  • 1 ½
    floor cinnamon
  • 1
    powdered ginger
  • ¼
    floor nutmeg
  • ¼
    floor cloves
  • ¼

For Topping

  • 1
    non-dairy milk
  • 2
    natural granulated sugar


  1. In the event you’re making your personal pie crust, put together the dough for that first. As soon as blended, cowl the bowl and place it into the fridge when you put together the filling (as much as 20 minutes, however now not).

  2. Preheat the oven to 425°F.

  3. Place all substances for the filling into a big bowl and stir till well-mixed and the apple slices are evenly coated with the sugar and spices.

  4. Collect a 9 ½ inch pie plate. (Observe 3)

  5. Get the pastry dough out of the fridge and divide it in half.

  6. Frivolously sprinkle a piece floor with flour and roll half of the dough into a skinny circle. Invert your pie plate on the rolled dough to make sure your circle is massive sufficient to cowl your pie plate, with some additional — you may need at the least an additional inch throughout the dish.

  7. Drape the dough contained in the pie plate and gently press along with your fingers to mould it to the within of the plate.

  8. Use a fork to poke just a few holes within the backside of the crust.

  9. Place the filling inside the crust within the pie plate. You may have plenty of filling, so do your finest to rearrange the apple slices horizontally and stack them, then pack them into the crust as finest you’ll be able to.

  10. Roll the opposite half of your dough so it is massive sufficient to cowl the pie plate, with a bit of additional.

  11. Use a knife or pizza cutter to slice the dough into about ten 1-inch strips. (Observe 4)

  12. Weave the strips right into a lattice formation over the fillings, then trim them if wanted so that they prolong simply to the sting of your pie dish. (Observe 5)

  13. Trim the underside crust, then tuck the perimeters over the perimeters of your prime crust.

  14. Crimp the perimeters of the crust with a fork or your fingers.

  15. Brush the highest crust with the non-dairy milk, then sprinkle it with the sugar.

  16. Place the pie plate into the oven, with a big baking sheet or pan on the rack beneath it to catch drips.

  17. Bake the pie for half-hour. Optionally, cowl the perimeters of the crust with foil after they start to brown, after about 20 minutes.

  18. Flip the oven temperature right down to 375°F. Proceed baking the pie for 20-25 minutes, till you’ll be able to see the fillings effervescent up contained in the slits.

  19. Take away the pie from the oven and switch it to a cooling rack. Enable it to chill for at the least 2 hours earlier than slicing.

  20. Slice and serve with vegan vanilla ice cream.

Recipe Notes

  1. If utilizing store-bought pie crust, search for the kind that you just roll out your self, versus pie shells. I like Wholly Healthful model.
  2. You may want about 5 apples or 2 kilos. Use a great baking selection, reminiscent of Gala, Pink Girl or Granny Smith.
  3. Something from a 9 inch to 10 inch pie plate will work. You’ll have some additional filling in case you use a 9 inch plate. I like to position it in a spare dish and bake it alone as a lightweight dessert or snack.
  4. In the event you choose to do a primary prime crust, do not slice the dough. As an alternative merely drape the highest crust over the fillings, trim the highest and backside crusts, then seal them collectively by pinching. Lower just a few slits within the prime crust for steam to flee whereas the pie bakes.
  5. For extra steerage on easy methods to make a lattice crust, see this tutorial.

Diet Details

Traditional Vegan Apple Pie

Quantity Per Serving (1 slice (⅛ of pie))

Energy 520
Energy from Fats 252

% Each day Worth*

Fats 28g43%

Saturated Fats 23.6g118%

Sodium 366mg15%

Potassium 120mg3%

Carbohydrates 65.6g22%

Fiber 3g12%

Sugar 26g29%

Protein 5.3g11%

Calcium 1mg0%

Iron 15mg83%

* P.c Each day Values are primarily based on a 2000 calorie weight loss program.

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