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Asian Pear & Apple Pie

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The crust:

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • Sugar, 1 Tablespoon
  • One teaspoon of salt
  • Cold, cut into small pieces 1 cup of unsalted butter
  • Ice water – 6-8 tbsp.


  • Peeled, cored, and thinly sliced apples.
  • 2 Asian pears peeled and cored. Thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup of Granulated Sugar
  • Light brown sugar, 1/4 cup
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • Cinnamon, one teaspoon ground
  • 1/4 teaspoon of ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • Fresh Lemon Juice 1 Tablespoon
  • Cut two tablespoons of unsalted butter into small pieces
  • One egg, beaten


  1. Preheat your oven to 375degF.
  2. Combine the flour, salt, and sugar in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Use a pastry knife or your fingertips to cut in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse breadcrumbs.
  4. Add the ice-cold water one tablespoon at a time and stir the dough until it comes together.
  5. Divide the dough into two halves and flatten them each into a disk.
  6. Wrap the disks with plastic wrap and place them in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  7. Combine the cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt in a separate bowl. Add the apple slices, Asian pears slices, sugar granulated, sugar brown, and flour. Toss the ingredients together.
  8. Roll out one disc of dough onto a lightly floured surface into a large circle that will fit into a pie dish measuring 9 inches in diameter.
  9. Trim the edges and transfer the dough into the pie dish.
  10. Pour the apple-pear mixture into your pie crust.
  11. Spread small butter pieces on top of the filling.
  12. Roll out the second disc of dough, and cut it into strips with a pastry cutter or a knife.
  13. Arrange the strips in a lattice-like pattern over the filling.
  14. Brush the top of your pie with beaten eggs.
  15. Bake the pie at 350°F for 50-60 mins or until golden brown.
  16. Let the pie cool down before cutting and serving.

Enjoy your delicious Asian Pear & Apple Pie!

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