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Celebrate the release of the latest iPad with a slick, innovative & delicious:

Apple piPad

A large 11" x 16" apple pie adorned with a smooth white chocolate "touch" screen. 

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Step 1: Ingredients

Chocolate Touch Screen

2 1/2 lb of white chocolate
powdered food coloring
toothpicks or paint brushes
wax paper
double boiler
mixing bowls
10"x15" cookie sheet

Apple Pie
(Double this recipe)
3 cu of all purpose flour
1/2 cu unsalted butter
1/2 cu shortening
4-6 Tb water
1/2 tsp salt

8 Macintosh (!) apples
1/4 cu brown sugar
2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp ground nutmeg

11"x16" cookie sheet

Step 2: Designing the Pie

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To design the pie, I grabbed an image of an iPad from the internet and manipulated it using Adobe Photoshop. Icons were reorganized based on feasibility and a spiffy background was inserted. Finally, the threshold and black levels were adjusted leading to a black & white outline of the image. This was printed out onto a sheet of blank paper, according to the size of the cookie sheet I intended to use (10" x 15"). Remember the image should be reversed (mirror image).

Next, take the printout and tape it into position on the cookie sheet. Using a sheet of wax paper, completely cover the image and secure into place with tape.

Step 3: Preparing the white chocolate

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Using a double boiler to avoid scorching, melt the white chocolate. I used a smaller pot sitting inside a larger pot since I do not own a double boiler.
Tempering the chocolate increases its strength and also results in a nice glossy coat. To temper the chocolate, place 2/3 of the chocolate into the double boiler and melt to a temperature of 110F. Once this temperature is reached, add the remaining 1/3 of chocolate to bring the temperature down to ~84F. Finally, replace the pot of chocolate to the heat for a few seconds to bring the temperature back up to 87F. Do not exceed 87F. 

bajablue3 years ago
Beautiful work... Congrats!!! ;-D
mbsykas3 years ago
Very cool! We are so proud!!! :-)
dlorean3 years ago
"Apple" piPad? Brilliant! You better win for most creative pie!
spike35793 years ago
Very beautiful. Where does the battery go?
plowdk513 years ago
This will obsolete next year...
cpark0993 years ago
unreal! i don't know whether to eat it or download netflix.
Jayefuu3 years ago
This is amazing! Nice work.
Yessss! This is right up there with the chocolate iPad. :D