Romanian Classic Apple Pie

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Romanian Classic Apple Pie

Another version of apple pie, it is very fragrant, soft, it melts in your mouth - it is made with butter dough, a little more work on it, but it is worth doing.


200 g
White flour
450 g
150 g
for dough
Egg yolk
2 pieces
Sour Cream(20%)
200 g
Baking powder
10 g
Orange zest
1 tbsp
Orange juice
50 ml
1 kg
100 g
for apple filling
Cinnamon powder
1 tsp

Step by step

Step 1

Crush the butter in the flour with a wooden spoon - grind it a little.

Romanian Classic Apple Pie - Step 1
Step 2

Then add the rest of the ingredients - sugar, egg yolks, sour cream, baking powder and orange zest and juice.

Romanian Classic Apple Pie - Step 2
Step 3

Knead a soft, homogeneous dough that you divide into 2 balls. Leave them in the fridge for about 1 hour, during which time prepare the filling.

Romanian Classic Apple Pie - Step 3
Step 4

Grate the apples, mix with the sugar and cinnamon and leave on the fire for 10-15 minutes until the apples are soft. Allow to cool well.

Romanian Classic Apple Pie - Step 4
Step 5

Grease a large baking tray with butter, line it with flour or breadcrumbs.

Romanian Classic Apple Pie - Step 5
Step 6

Spread the first ball of dough, sprinkle the flour well so you can work it easier. Then place it in the tray and spread lightly with your hands to cover the entire surface. Use a fork to make small holes in it.

Romanian Classic Apple Pie - Step 6
Step 7

Spread the chilled apple filling over it well.

Romanian Classic Apple Pie - Step 7
Step 8

Spread another sheet of dough from the second ball, with it evenly cover the entire surface of the pie. Make holes with a shotgun in it.

Romanian Classic Apple Pie - Step 8
Step 9

Leave the cake in the oven at medium temperature until it has a light copper color. When it is ready, sprinkle it with powdered sugar and let it cool. It is very good and warm and cold, gorgeous!

Good appetite!

Romanian Classic Apple Pie - Step 9
Quantity: 2 kg (10-15 servings)
Prep time: 90 min
Difficulty: intermediate
Ready in: 90 min
Publish date:
Collections: Pies, Desserts

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