Mouth-Melting Apple Pie

This recipe for Mouth-Melting Apple Pie is exactly what everyone is searching for – a simple yet irresistibly delicious dessert that’s perfect for any occasion. The tender and flaky crust paired with a creamy filling and beautifully arranged apple slices makes this pie a showstopper. Follow this straightforward recipe to create an apple pie that will have everyone asking for seconds.

Dough Ingredients:

  • 2 eggs
  • 100 g (3.5 oz) sugar
  • 10 g (0.4 oz) vanilla sugar
  • 60 g (2.1 oz) butter, melted
  • 40 ml (1.4 fl oz) oil
  • 5 g (0.2 oz) baking powder
  • 360 g (12.7 oz) flour

Cream Ingredients:

  • 1 egg
  • 60 g (2.1 oz) sugar
  • 50 g (1.7 oz) starch
  • Peel of half a lemon
  • 360 ml (12.2 fl oz) milk
  • 20 g (0.7 oz) butter
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice

To Decorate:

  • 4 apples, thinly sliced
  • Lemon juice
  • Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of apricot jam or honey


  1. Make the Dough:
    • In a spacious bowl, whisk the eggs, sugar, and vanilla sugar together until thoroughly blended.
    • Incorporate the melted butter and oil into the mixture, stirring until well combined.
    • Sift in the flour and baking powder, mixing to form a soft dough.
    • Wrap the dough in plastic and let it rest while you prepare the filling.
  2. Prepare the Cream:
    • In a saucepan, whisk together the egg, sugar, and starch.
    • Add the lemon peel and gradually whisk in the milk to avoid lumps.
    • Heat over medium flame, stirring continuously until the mixture thickens.
    • Remove from heat, stir in the butter and lemon juice until smooth. Set aside to cool slightly.
  3. Assemble the Pie:
    • Preheat your oven to 180°C (356°F). Grease a 26cm pie mold.
    • Roll out two-thirds of the dough and line the bottom and sides of the mold, trimming any excess.
    • Pour the cream filling over the dough.
    • Arrange the apple slices on top of the cream in a circular pattern. Brush with lemon juice and sprinkle with sugar.
    • Roll out the remaining dough and cut into strips to create a lattice top over the apples. Seal the edges.
  4. Bake:
    • Bake in the preheated oven for about 35 minutes, or until the crust is golden and the apples are tender.
  5. Glaze:
    • Warm the apricot jam or honey and brush it over the hot pie for a glossy finish.
  6. Serve:
    • Allow the pie to cool slightly before serving. This pie is delicious whether served warm or at room temperature.


This Mouth-Melting Apple Pie combines the classic flavors of apple, lemon, and vanilla into a dessert that’s both comforting and elegant. The creamy filling and tender apples, all encased in a flaky crust, create a pie that’s truly unforgettable. Whether you’re experienced in baking or just starting out in the kitchen, this recipe is simple to follow and guaranteed to make a good impression. Enjoy the process of baking and the joy of sharing this delightful pie with friends and family.