Pear Crumble Pie

INGREDIENTS – For Pie

  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 5 cups peeled and sliced pears
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

INGREDIENTS – For Crumble Topping

  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar 
  • 3 tablespoons butter


INSTRUCTIONS

Preheat the oven to 450 degrees. 

Combine sugar, flour, salt, cinnamon, and lemon zest in a mixing bowl. 

Roll out dough and line a 9-inch pie pan.

Arrange pear slices in layers in the pastry-lined pan, sprinkling the sugar mixture over each layer. Dot with butter and sprinkle with lemon juice.

TOPPING

Combine flour brown sugar and butter in a bowl. Cut with a pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal. Sprinkle butter mixture evenly over pears. 

Put pie in the oven,reduce heat to 350 and bake at 375° for 1 hour or until lightly browned. Allow to cool several hours before serving.

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