American apple pie with lemons, cinnamon and nutmeg

American apple pie with lemons

Portions: 8 persons | Preparation: 90 minutes

everyone knows, there are countless recipes for it. But you should definitely prepare this American apple pie as well! A crunchy crust of sweet shortcrust pastry and loads of the delicious filling will delight absolutely everyone. This apple pie is perfect with a cup of tea.

Please review recipe:

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American apple pie with lemons
American apple pie with lemons

Portions: 8 persons | Preparation: 90 minutes

everyone knows, there are countless recipes for it. But you should definitely prepare this American apple pie as well! A crunchy crust of sweet shortcrust pastry and loads of the delicious filling will delight absolutely everyone. This apple pie is perfect with a cup of tea.

Please review recipe:

Ø 5 out of 5 stars ( 7 votes )

Season: Autumn, Winter | Region: North America | Preparation: Bake | Menu: cake | Cuisine: American recipes

Ingredients

Dough

  • 500 g flour
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 120 g sugar
  • 360 g butter, cold
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 60 ml water

Filling

  • 8 apples
  • ½ lemon
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 50 g sugar
  • 100 g brown sugar
  • 40 g butter
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tsp water

Instructions

Prepare the dough

  1. Mix the flour, salt and sugar in a bowl.
  2. Cut the cold butter into small cubes.
  3. Mix the flour, butter and egg yolk and work into fine crumbs.
  4. Gradually add the cold water and mix well knead into a soft dough.
  5. Roll into a ball, wrap in cling film and place in the fridge for 1 hour.
  6. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  7. Roll out half the dough into a thin layer and place in a baking tin.
  8. Press the sides and base firmly.
  9. Place a sheet of baking paper on the dough.
  10. To weigh down, place approx. 200-300 g of dry peas, rice, other legumes or other groats on top so that the dough stays in the tin.
  11. Bake the cake base for about 10 minutes.

Prepare the filling

  1. Peel the apples and cut into thin slices.
  2. Squeeze out the lemon juice.
  3. Mix the fruit, lemon juice, spices, flour and both types of sugar together.

Prepare the cake

  1. Cake base out remove from the oven, legumes Remove and spread the filling on top.
  2. Cut the butter into small pieces and place on the filling.
  3. Whisk the egg white and water with a fork.
  4. Roll out the second half of the dough into a thin layer.
  5. Cover the filling and the edges with it Press together.
  6. Cut a small hole or a few slits in the center of the cake to allow air to escape while baking.
  7. Grid the top of the cake with the beaten egg white.
  8. Bake the apple pie in the preheated oven for 50-55 minutes, until it is golden brown.
  9. Serve American apple pie warm or cold.

Chopped walnuts also go very well with the filling.

Utensils

  • knife
  • fork
  • bowl
  • roller
  • baking pan
  • citrus press