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European Sour Cream Apple Pie Recipe

Serves 6


  • Crust:
  • 2/3 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp orange rind, grated
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 cups flour, unbleached
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • Filling:
  • 2 lb green apples
  • Topping:
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg


1. For the crust, blend together butter, maple syrup, cream cheese, egg, orange rind and vanilla.
2. Add flour and baking powder.
3. Roll out crust on a floured surface with a floured rolling pin. This dough is soft.
4. Roll to 1/3-inch thickness.
5. Fit or pat the dough into 7-inch pie plate.
6. Cut apples into 1/8-inch slices and arrange in a circular pattern on dough in pie plate.
7. Refrigerate for 1/2 hour.
8. Combine sour cream, maple syrup and lemon juice.
9. Spoon over chilled apples.
10. Sprinkle nutmeg on top.
11. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.


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Main Ingredient:Fruit / Apple
Preparation Method:Baking

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