Lazy Apple Berry Pie

This is what happened when I wanted pie and was too lazy to peel apples. ;o)

Apple Berry Pie 1

Apple Berry Pie 2  Apple Berry Pie 3

Pastry for double crust pie
1 (21 oz) can apple pie filling
1 (14 oz) can whole berry cranberry sauce
4 cups frozen berries (mix I used had blackberries, raspberries, & blueberries)
1/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup flour
1 tsp cinnamon

Preheat oven to 400°. Line 9″ deep dish pie plate with half the pastry. In large bowl, stir together apple pie filling and cranberry. Fold in berries. Stir together sugar, flour, and cinnamon; gently stir into fruit filling mix. Pour into pastry lined pie plate. Roll out top crust and lay over filling, crimp edge. Cut a few vents with knife, sprinkle with cinnamon sugar and sparkling sugar (in desired). Bake for 40-45 minutes, cool, refrigerate until filling is set.

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Apple Fritter Cake

So cinnamony, appley delicious.  What, my computer is telling me those aren’t real words?  Inspired by cookiesandcups.com.

1 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla
2 eggs
2 1/4 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp nutmeg
1 cup sour cream
1 (21 oz) can apple pie filling (Comstock/Wilderness)
1/4 cup sugar
1 tsp cinnamon

Preheat oven to 350°.  Spray 9″x13″ baking pan with nonstick spray.  In large bowl with electric mixer, cream butter and sugar.  Mix in vanilla and eggs.  Stir together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.  Add dry ingredients alternately with sour cream to creamed mixture, mix well.  Spread half cake batter in prepared pan, spoon apple pie filling over cake batter, and spoon remaining cake batter over top of apple filling spreading gently.  Stir together 1/4 cup sugar and 1 tsp cinnamon, sprinkle evenly over top of cake batter.  Bake 30-35 minutes, until center of cake is set.  While cake is baking, stir together glaze.

1½ cups powdered sugar
3 Tbl butter, very soft
4-5 Tbl milk
1 tsp vanilla

Mix powdered sugar, butter, milk and vanilla in medium bowl, add enough milk to make a thick pourable consistency.  When cake is done, immediately poke holes using knife, about 30 pokes.  Pour glaze over top cake spreading to cover completely.  Let glaze set up for about 20 minutes before serving.  Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar if desired.

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