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This is Nora Ephron's recipe for peach pie. She says after trying out lots of peach pie recipes this one was the best. I've tried it and completely agree........its delicious!
- Preheat oven to 425.
- Put 1 1/4 cups flour, salt, butter and 2 tablespoons sour cream in bowl of food processor and blend until they form a ball. Pat into a buttered pie tin and bake 10 minutes.
- Lower oven temp to 350.
- In medium sized bowl, beat egg yolks slightly then combine with the sugar, 2 tablespoons flour and 1/3 cup sour cream.
- Arrange the sliced peeled, sliced peaches into the baked pie crust. Pour egg yolk mixture over peaches. Cover with aluminum foil and bake 35 minutes.
- Remove foil from pie and bake 10 minutes more, or until filling is set.
I have been making this pie from the book "Heartburn" for years and it is delicious. The crust is super easy to do and comes out great. Delicious!
Clearly I made a mistake somewhere in the crust making as I had some difficulty with it, I'm so embarrassed because it's so simple. I made an old tried and true crust and then the pie came out to perfection. I used white peaches that were beautifully ripe and juicy and ended up with one delicious pie. I used Splenda for the sugar.
Love how easy the crust is and how quickly this pie comes together! A great summer treat! Made for PRMR Aug 2012.