Hungarian Apple Pie: Alma Pite

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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sift the flour into a bowl.
  • Add the salt; butter and margarine.
  • Blend the butter and margarine into the flour using a pastry blender or fingertips.
  • When thoroughly mixed, add the water.
  • Stir with a fork until the mixture forms a smooth dough.
  • Chill 20 minutes.
  • Cut the pastry in half and roll out to fit an 8 inch pie plate.
  • Spread with apricot preserves and sprinkle on the almonds.
  • Combine the apples, sugar and lemon juice and transfer to the pie shell.
  • Top with the remaining pastry and pinch the edges together.
  • Prick the surface with a fork.
  • Brush with beaten egg yolk and bake in a preheated 375°F oven for 45 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve hot or cold.
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