American-style apple pie: fruity latte cake bliss

For our apple pie According to the American recipe, you do not need many ingredients. This makes it ideal for spontaneous weekend visits. Or for leftovers from the last apple harvest.

Are you currently tracking your line? Then you should know that an apple has an average of 50 kilocalories. For comparison: A banana has almost twice as many calories per 100 grams, while strawberries only have 33 calories per 100 grams. So, you’re walking a good middle ground with American Apple Pie.

If you’re looking for another apple recipe, we can highly recommend these homemade apple rings. Or how about waffles with baked apples? Here are some more ideas:

American recipe apple pie on wooden background from above


Original American style apple pie


Want a change from grandma’s apple pie? The American version is a true classic that you should try now.


  1. For short dough, mix flour with sugar and salt and knead into cubes with butter. Gradually add water and knead until a smooth dough is obtained. Place in the fridge covered with cling film.

  2. Peel and chop the apples, then sprinkle with lemon juice. Add sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and a pinch of salt and mix well.

  3. Divide the chilled dough into two parts, leaving one half slightly larger and roll out on a floured surface. Line a springform pan with baking paper and put the dough in it. Pull one edge up.

  4. Now place the cornflakes evenly on the floor. Spread the spiced apple slices on top of the dough. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees.

  5. Roll the second half of the dough and cut it into wide strips. Arrange these crosswise over the cake. Tie the ends with an extreme edge.

  6. Finally, spread the cream generously over the cake and sprinkle everything with sugar. Bake in a hot oven for about 50 minutes until golden.

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