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Apple Pie With Mascarpone AndĀ Almonds

September 15, 2013
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  • Makes 1 pie
What You'll Need
  • Dough
  • 7 ounces flour
  • 5 tablespoons Sugar
  • 5 tablespoons Butter, at room temperature
  • 3 Sour cream
  • Filling
  • 1 egg
  • 125g Mascarpone
  • 5 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 tablespoons almond powder
  • 6 small apples
  • 1/2 lemon (juice)
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  1. Preheat oven on 350F Grease and flour a pie dish
  2. For the dough, combine and mix flour, sugar, diced butter and sour cream. Stir well until dough comes together. Roll out the dough, shape into a flat disk to fit a 9 inch pie plate. Transfer dough to pie plate and trim edges of dough leaving some overhang. Flute the edges. Use a fork to prick the bottom of the dough. Refrigerate for 10 minutes.
  3. After 10 minutes, cover the dough with parchment paper and fill it with pie weights or dried beans. Bake for 25 minutes, remove weights and bake again for 5 minutes.
  4. In the meantime, beat the egg, add the mascarpone and stir well to combine. Add 2/3 of the sugar and 1 tbsp of almond powder.
  5. Peel the apples, cut in four and remove the core. Cut apples into slices. Put in a bowl and cover with lemon juice and 1tbsp of sugar.
  6. Cover the bottom of the dough with the rest of the almond powder. Pour in the Mascarpone cream and spread well with the back of a spoon. Arrange the apple slices on top, sprinkle with almond slices and some sugar.
  7. Bake for about 45 minutes on 350F
  8. This pie is best served slightly warm

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