Walnut Pie

Easy Walnut Pie with homemade shortcrust pastry dough and walnut filling. Simple but very delicious.

Walnut Pie

Walnut Pie Recipe

This old fashioned walnut pie has the perfect combination of sweet flavor with crunchy textures in a buttery homemade crust.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: English, Hungarian
Keyword: autumn, christmas, fall, feast, pie, walnut, winter
Servings: 6 people
Author: Myreille

Equipment

  • 10-inch pie pan

Ingredients

Pie Crust

  • 250 grams plain flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 100 grams butter
  • 4 eggs yolks
  • 2 tablespoons cold water

Walnut Filling

  • 250 grams walnut (ground)
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 eggs whites
  • 3 tablespoons (homemade) apricot jam

Instructions

Pie Crust

  • In large bowl mix flour, sugar, salt, butter, eggs yolks and cold water. Quickly make a soft dough (by hand or in a processor).
  • Cover the dough tightly in food wrap and put it in the fridge for 1 hour.
  • Preheat the oven to 185℃ (365°F).
  • Roll out the dough and press in the pie pan.

Walnut Filling

  • Spread the dough with apricot jam.
  • Whisk eggs whites with sugar in a stand mixer until they become white and frothy.
  • Add the ground walnuts and carefully stir it well.
  • Fill the pie shell with the walnut filling.
  • Bake at 185℃ (365°F) for 45 minutes than let it cool.
CategoriesHungarian Food