We received this rather improbable pie as a Christmas gift -- shipped frozen all the way from the Blue Owl Cafe in Kimmswick, Missouri. And as Claui's parents, sister, brother-in-law and three kids were coming for lunch yesterday, it seemed the perfect time to see what a Levee-High Apple Pie was like.
First it had to bake -- almost two hours...
When at last it was done, there was a tub of caramel sauce, laced with chopped pecans, to be microwaved and spread over the dome.
And then it was time to try to make slices -- not easy. We ended up with somewhat disassembled slices on our plates.
But once we topped them with dollops of Charlotte Russe, left over from Christmas dinner, the messy presentation hardly mattered.