Meringue Apple Pie

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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 1 pie
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 200°C Butter a 24 cm pie pan.
  • To make crust: Cream together butter and sugar.
  • Add the egg yolks, mix to combine.
  • Combine flour and baking powder, add to the butter mixture.
  • Mix to combine.
  • Press the dough on the bottom and up the sides of the pie pan.
  • To make the filling: Soften the apple slices slightly by cooking them briefly in a pot with a drop of water (or steam them over a simmering pot).
  • Combine sour cream, sugar and vanilla, pour the mixture on top of the dough.
  • Arrange apple slices on top of the sour cream layer.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes.
  • While the pie is baking, prepare the meringue:
  • Beat the egg whites until stiff.
  • Gradually beat in sugar.
  • The mixture should be very stiff.
  • When the pie has baked, increase oven temperature to 225°C Spread the meringue on top of the pie and bake for 5-15 minutes, or until the meringue begins to turn golden.
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