Introduction: (Pi)e a La Dali - the Persistence of Pi

Deliciously easy apple pie, blanketed in rich caramel sauce and decorated as one of Dali's signature "melting clocks."  
If time is flexible, it's always time for some pie!

4  apples
1/2 c. sugar
1/2 c. brown sugar
6 Tbsp. unsalted butter
pinch of salt
1/4 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 c. water
1  15oz. packaged pie crust

Step 1: Slice Apples

Slice and core apples (you may leave the peel on)

Step 2: Caramel Syrup

To make the caramel, combine sugar, brown sugar, butter, salt, cinnamon, and water in a medium sauce pan.
Cook over medium heat until it begins to simmer.  Remove from heat and set aside.

Step 3: Assemble Pie

Place one layer of crust into pie dish.  Scoop apples onto the crust.  

Step 4: Decorate Pie

To make face of clock, cut numbers 1-12 out of crust.  Then cut two strips of crust for hands of clock (one short and one long).
Arrange numbers and clock hands on top of apples.  The "time" should be 3:14 

Step 5: Pour Caramel

Pour caramel onto the pie, covering top crust and apples.  

Step 6: Bake and Serve

Bake in preheated oven at 450 degrees for 14 min.  Then reduce the heat to 350 for 30 min. Cool and serve.

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