Puff Pastry and Almond Paste Meringue Apple Pie

 

This Apple Pie is a nice variation on traditional apple pie. I use egg whites for the Meringue and homemade Almond paste and substitute a pastry crust with puff pastry, which give the pie a very light and airy look and texture.

What you will need

7 cups very thinly sliced peeled tart apples

2 tablespoons lemon juice

2/3 cup brown sugar

1 tablespoons corn or potato starch

1 cup sour cream

4 large egg yolks, beaten

Zest of one lemon

1 tablespoon butter

1 sheet frozen all butter puff pastry, defrosted

For the Almond Paste

For the Almond Paste:

1 cup blenched Almonds +1/4 cup sugar

1 large egg white

2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened

1 teaspoon almond extract

For the Meringue

For the Meringue:

4 large egg whites

1/2 teaspoon salt

6 tablespoons sugar

1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

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