Apple Pie with Almond/ Apfelkuchen mit Mandeln

This is quite a refreshing dessert. You  may serve it plain, with Vanilla Ice cream or even with whipped cream.


  • 1 Pastry Crust Pie
  • 2 Pear, peeled /cut into wurfle
  • 400 gr Halbfett quark/Half fat Quark 
  • 1 tbsp  all purpose flour
  • 3 tbsp of Maizena
  • 5 tbsp of Granulated Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp of Salt
  • 1 tsp ground Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 100 gr of Ground Almond
  • 100 gr of Almonds, thinly sliced

    How to Make it

    1. Gently place the pastry crust pie over the pie pan. Press it into the bottom of the pan and around the edges. Use your fingers, mould it to the pan’s shape with the dough overhanging. Using the small knife you cut off most of the excess dough but leave roughly half a centimetre above the edge of the pan. Pinch the dough with your fingers into small ridges and place it into the freezer for 10-15 minutes to chill. 
    2. Preheat the oven to 180ºC (350ºF).
    3. Pear Pie mixtures : In a bowl add cuted pear, half fat quark, maizena, flour, sugar, cinnamon, lemon juice, butter, salt. Mixed well all  the ingredients with spatula.
    4. Remove the pear pie pastry crust from the freezer then sprinkle half of ground almond on the top of the pastry crust, then Arrange pear pie mixture over the ground almonds, and last sprinkle the rest of the ground almonds on top of the mixture. for final touch add the thinly sliced almonds.
    5. Place the pie into the centre of the preheated oven and bake for 35-40 minutes. Remove & check, the pie filling should be firm and springy to the touch or until lightly browned. Let cool on a wire rack 15 minutes.
    6. Now your pear pie is ready to serve.

    Enjoy! En Guete! Selamat Makan!

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