Tree Top


Dutch Kitchen Apple Pie


445 g Tree Top Applesauce

309 g Tree Top Apples (LM, Evap or frozen), if LM or Evap, rehydrate in 21 g Tree Top Apple Concentrate with 89 g water

1.50 g salt

17 g all-purpose flour

48 g sugar

3 g cinnamon

0.8 g nutmeg

9 g lemon rind

118 g sour cream

1.25 g vanilla



Preheat oven to 400 F.

Rehydrate dried apples in concentrate/water mixture for at least 5 minutes. Drain well.

In a medium saucepan, mix applesauce, flour, salt, sugar, spices and lemon rind. Add apples. Cook and stir over moderate-low heat about 15-20 minutes, or until thickened. Cool to room temperature.

Spoon filling into a 9" pastry shell. Combine sour cream and vanilla. Spread over filling. Cover with top pastry; seal edges and prick top. Bake for 35 minutes. Allow to cool of 20 minutes before cutting.

Serves 8.