Recipes for apple pies are not very hard to come by or find. But when it comes to apple custard pie, the task becomes quite a challenge. Check out the following easy recipes for apple custard pie.

Apple Custard Pie

Apple pie is a must! It is not just a dessert; it is the life of the meal table and can very well be called the king of good meals. But an apple pie can become quite a boring affair without necessary variations. After all, you can’t really eat the same flavor and same taste over and over again. Your palate needs variations for variety is the spice of life, literally as well. Think about it! The good old apple pie may not be completely done away with the apple flavor, but it can definitely be made and re-made with a variety of other ingredients to give it a fresher avatar. And apple custard pie is just the variation you are looking for. It has all the goodness of an apple pie and the sweet refreshing taste of custard. A perfect balance to suit the taste buds and an irresistible combination on the meal table! Take a look at the following recipes to make a hassle-free apple custard pie.
Recipes For Apple Custard Pie
Apple Custard Pie

For Crust

  • 1¼ cup All-Purpose Flour
  • ¾ cup Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
  • ¼ cup Brown Sugar
  • ¼ tsp Salt (optional)
  • 1 stick Margarine or Butter (melted)
  • 1 tbsp Water
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
For Filling
  • 8 oz. Sour Cream (reduced fat or regular)
  • 2/3 cup Brown Sugar
  • ¼ cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 4 Egg Whites or 2 Full Eggs (lightly beaten)
  • ½ tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp Ground Nutmeg
  • 4 - 5 medium Apples (peeled and thinly sliced)
For Topping
  • ¼ cup Oats (quick or old fashioned, uncooked)
  • ¼ cup Brown Sugar
  • ¼ cup All-Purpose Flour
  • ½ stick Margarine or Butter (chilled and finely chopped)
  • Preheat the oven at 375°F.
  • For preparing the crust, mix flour, oats, sugar and salt in a bowl. Now stir in margarine, water and vanilla and mix well.
  • Take a 9-inch pie plate and press the mixture firmly onto it. Make sure you form a ¼ inch thick rim around edge. Bake this setup for 12-15 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely on wire rack.
  • For filling, combine sour cream, sugar, flour, egg whites, cinnamon and nutmeg in medium bowl; mix well. Add apples; mix well. Spoon this mixture into cooled crust.
  • For topping, combine all ingredients except butter and mix well. Stir in the chopped margarine until mixture is crumbly. Sprinkle over the filling.
  • Now, bake the dish for 50-60 minutes or until a knife inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Cool well on wire rack and serve either warm or chilled.
  • Store tightly covered in refrigerator.
Apple Custard Pie With Lemon Zest
  • 8 oz. Unsalted Butter (melted)
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 Lemon Zest
  • ½ pound Apples (peeled, cored and coarsely grated)
  • 5 Large Eggs (lightly beaten)
  • 1 thawed sheet Puff Pastry (½ 1-pound box)
  • ½ cup Milk or Cream
  • Preheat oven to 350oF degrees.
  • Beat sugar with melted butter. Stir in apples and lemon zest and mix thoroughly. Add beaten eggs to the mixture and blend well. 
  • Take a 10-inch deep-dish pie pan and line it with the puff pastry trimming off excess. Pour batter onto pan and place on a baking sheet. Brush the sides of puff pastry with either milk or cream and bake for about 30 minutes or until the surface of pie is lightly browned.
  • Your apple custard pie with lemon zest is ready to be served.

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