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Dutch Apple Pie
Author: Kitchen Nostalgia
Ingredients
  • 1 pie crust homemade or bought, 9"
  • FILLING:
  • 3 lbs apples peeled, cored and cut into slices
  • 4 Tbsp butter 50 g
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 Tbsp water
  • 2 Tbsp flour
  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • a pinch of nutmeg
  • zest of 1/4 lemon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • CRUMB TOPPING:
  • 1/2 cup ground almonds
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 6 Tbsp butter 80 g
Instructions
  1. FILLING:
  2. Melt butter in a large pot. Add brown and white sugar and water and stir to combine.
  3. Add flour, cornstarch, cinnamon, nutmeg, lemon zest and vanilla and mix until incorporated.
  4. Add apple slices and mix carefully until apples are coated with the sauce. Pour into the pie crust.
  5. TOPPING:
  6. Put almonds, rolled oats, brown sugar, flour and cinnamon in a food processor. Process until you get fine crumbs. Add butter and pulse a few times. Sprinkle evenly over pie filling. (To get larger crumbs, squeeze topping with your fingers.)
  7. Bake for 45 minutes in preheated 350 F (175 C) oven.