Celebrate Pi Day: Sour Cream Apple Crumb Pie

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Ingredients (for pie filling)

  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 cups peeled & sliced apples
  • 1 – 9″ pie crust

Ingredients (for crumb topping)

  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup shortening
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour

Directions (for pie)

  • Add sour cream, sugar, salt and flour in mixing bowl. Use mixer on low speed and mix for 3 min
  • Add eggs and vanilla and mix on low speed for 3 min
  • Spread sliced apples in pie crust and pour sour cream mixture over top of apples
  • Bake in a preheated 450 degree oven for 10 minutes. Reduce temperature to 350 degrees and bake for an additional 40-45 min
  • Meanwhile, make crumb topping
  • After pie has been baking for about 35 min, spread topping over pie and bake until golden brown

Directions (for crumb topping)

  • Put all ingredients in bowl of a food processor with steel knife
  • Process in short 2 sec bursts until coarse crumbs are formed
  • Note: Over processing will cause loss of crumb-like texture

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