Walnut Pie (Engadiner Nusstorte)
An absolutely delicious pie.
For the dough:
- 2 cups Flour white plain
- ¾ cups Sugar white
- 1 ½ cubes Butter unsalted
- 1 Egg whole
- 1 pinch Salt
For the Filling
- 1 ¼ cup Sugar white
- 3 cups Walnuts chopped
- ¾ cup Cream full-fat
For the Dough:
Sift flour, cut butter into small cubes (set aside till reached room temperature)
Add all ingredients into a bowl and form to a dough
Set aside (covered) in fridge for 40-60 minutes.
Take dough out, keep about 1/3 for the top crust.
Roll out the rest of the dough and line out pie tin
For the Filling:
-In a sauce pan heat the sugar until golden and caramelized, add walnuts – ensure that they all are coated with the caramelized sugar
Add the cream and let bring to a boil
Remove from heat Let cool down
Then add mixture (not too hot) evenly into the lined out pie tin
Cover with rolled out dough and cover the pie tin. Ensure that the cover reaches the edge press edges or alternatively make into strips like a lattice.
Turn oven on to 430 degrees put pie in as it heat up for 10 minutes, then turn down the temperature to 350 F for approx. 25-35 min or /and till golden brown
Let cool and then serve with whipped cream / ice cream or simply coffee.
Calories: 680kcal | Carbohydrates: 81g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 51mg | Sodium: 23mg | Potassium: 251mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 51g | Vitamin A: 366IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 65mg | Iron: 3mg