Sour Cream Apple Pie Recipe

This rich apple pie features a tasty crumb topping.

Sour Cream Apple Pie Recipe

How To Make Sour Cream Apple Pie

Put a tasty twist to the classic apple pie with this recipe. The hint of sourness will be balanced by the sweetness of the apple and the cinnamon.

Prep: 30 mins
Cook: 1 hr
Total: 1 hr 30 mins


For The Crust

  • cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ cup butter
  • ¼ cup apple cider, cold

The Filling

  • 8 Macintosh apples, peeled, cored, and sliced
  • 1 ⅔ cup sour cream
  • 1 cup sugar
  • cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • ½ tsp salt

For Toppings

  • 1 cup walnuts, chopped
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 pinch salt
  • ½ cup butter


For Crust

  1. In a medium bowl, mix together flour, sugar, cinnamon, and salt.

  2. Add and cut in the butter until the mixture becomes coarse.

  3. Add the water carefully and mix until evenly moistened.

  4. Gather into a ball and transfer it in a floured board. Start rolling into a 10-inch circle.

  5. Place the dough into a pie plate and flute the edges. Set aside.

For Filling

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.

  2. Using a large bowl, combine together apples, sour cream, sugar, flour, egg, vanilla, and salt. Mix thoroughly.

  3. Spoon the contents into the crust and bake for 10 minutes.

  4. Reduce oven temperature to 350°F and continue baking until filling is slightly puffed and golden brown, for about 40 minutes.

For Topping

  1. In a medium-sized bowl, combine together walnuts, flour, sugar, cinnamon, and salt.

  2. Mix these ingredients thoroughly and then add butter.

  3. Continue mixing until the mixture is crumbly.

  4. Spoon in the mixture on top of the pie and bake for an additional 15 minutes.


  • Sugar: 37g
  • :
  • Calcium: 61mg
  • Calories: 392kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 56g
  • Cholesterol: 35mg
  • Fat: 18g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 134mg
  • Protein: 4g
  • Saturated Fat: 6g
  • Sodium: 249mg
  • Vitamin A: 484IU
  • Vitamin C: 2mg
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