The Best and Prettiest Apple Pie

 

I was baking this pie for many years. It comes out very tasty and looks different and original than any pies I ever seen or tasted. The pie could be made with any fruit (pears, apricots, plums or cherries). My favorite is sour cherries, but they have a very short season and the frozen ones are too wet.

What you will need

2 cups all purpose flour

2 sticks cold butter

5 egg yolks

3/4 cup sugar

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 tablespoon lemon zest

2 pounds apples (Granny Smiths or Golden Delicious)

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg

1 tablespoon sugar

1 tablespoon flour or cornstarch

Juice of 1 lemon

5 egg whites

5 tablespoons sugar

1 cup almond flour or finely ground almonds

1/2 teaspoon almond or vanilla extract

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