Prepare to be captivated by the irresistible charm of this tender and flavorful homemade lemon-apple pie. With its buttery crust and luscious fruit filling, this dessert is sure to become a family favorite. The combination of tangy lemons and tart apples creates a harmonious balance of flavors that will tantalize your taste buds. Whether you’re gathering for a special occasion or simply craving a delightful treat, this recipe is a guaranteed winner. The process of making this pie is a true labor of love, resulting in a golden-brown crust that encases the aromatic filling. Dusted with a delicate layer of powdered sugar, each slice promises a moment of pure bliss. Get ready to embark on a culinary journey that will leave you craving another slice of this heavenly creation.
A heavenly baked treat that will delight the whole family! Be sure to save this recipe!
For the dough:
- 3 cups of flour
- 1 cup of unsalted butter
- 3 teaspoons of baking powder
- 1 cup of sour cream
- 1/2 cup of sugar
- 2 tablespoons of cornstarch
For the filling:
- 4 medium tart apples
- 1-1.5 lemons
- 3/4-1 cup of sugar
Combine all the ingredients for the dough. Divide the dough into a 2:1 ratio, shaping two balls, and wrap them in plastic wrap.
Place 2/3 of the dough in the refrigerator for an hour and the remaining 1/3 in the freezer.
Peel the apples and grate them coarsely.
Grate the lemon together with its peel and mix it with the grated apples. Add sugar and squeeze out any excess juice.
Line the bottom of a 9-10 inch diameter pie dish with parchment paper and press the larger portion of the dough into the dish, forming the edges.
Dust the base with flour and spread the filling evenly.
Grate the smaller portion of the dough on a coarse grater over the filling, distributing it evenly.
Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F until golden brown and cooked through.
Dust the pie with powdered sugar before serving.
Enjoy this delightful homemade lemon-apple pie!