Delicate German apple pie: lots of juicy filling

Tetiana KoziukLS Food
German apple pie recipe. Source: Screenshot of cheesemekyiv on Instagram

German apple pie is a minimum of shortcrust pastry and a maximum of juicy apple filling. Delicate streusel (confectionery crumbs), which simply melts in your mouth, gives the pastry its specialty.

The recipe for the German apple pie with streusel was published on one of the culinary blogs (cheesemekyiv) on Instagram.

Recipe for German apple pie with streusel



  • butter at room temperature – 90 g
  • sugar – 80 g
  • egg – 1 pc
  • flour – 190 g
  • baking powder – 4 g
  • salt

Apple filling:

  • apples – 4-5 pcs
  • lemon juice – 1 tbsp
  • cinnamon
German-style apple pie


  • flour – 80 g
  • sugar – 50 g
  • salt
  • cinnamon
  • butter at room temperature – 60 g
  • nuts – 30 g

Method of preparation:

1. For the dough, mix butter and sugar.

2. Add the egg. Mix well.

Shortcrust pastry for apple pie

3. Add baking powder, salt and flour. Mix until the ingredients are completely combined and the dough is smooth.

4. Put the finished dough on the bottom of the mold, forming the walls. Put in the freezer while preparing the filling.

5. For the filling, cut the apples into slices and mix with the other necessary ingredients.

Streusel for apple pie

6. For the streusel, you also need to combine everything to form a so-called crumb.

7. Remove the mold from the freezer. Put the apple filling and sprinkle with streusel.

Apple pie filling

8. Bake at 180 degrees for 40-45 minutes.

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