Upside Down Apple Pie

Pie crust for 9-Inch double crust
1/2 cup currants
2 tablespoons apple juice
1/4 cup butter
1 cup walnuts
2/3 cup brown sugar
8 cups pared-thin apples, sliced
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons flour
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon nutmeg

Preheat oven to 450F. Soak currants in apple juice. Butter baking dish (9 inch pie plate).

Press walnuts into a pattern into butter. Pat brown sugar over nuts and butter. Cover with bottom pie crust. Mix apples, flour, sugar, lemon juice in bowl. Add currents. Fill pie crust and top with second crust. Crimp edges. Bake 450F for 10 minutes, then reduce to 350F for 45 minutes. Cool for 5 minutes. Gently loosen edges and invert into serving plate.

Serves 6-8 people.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana