Texas Buckle Pie
  • Cooking Time: 40
  • Servings: 8
  • Preparation Time: 20
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon apple pie spice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 2 Golden Delicious apples, peeled, cored, and sliced
  • Streusel Topping
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine
  1. Prepare Streusel Topping and set aside.
  2. In small bowl, combine flour and sugar. With pastry blender or fork, cut in butter or margarine until crumbly. Pinch together mixture to make large and small pieces of streusel.
  3. Heat oven to 375° F. Butter a 9-inch pie plate. In large bowl with electric mixer, beat sugar and butter until blended. Beat in egg and lemon zest.
  4. Combine flour, baking powder, spice, and salt; add to butter mixture alternately with milk, beating on low speed until blended. Spread batter evenly in pie plate and top with apple slices. Sprinkle with streusel. Bake 35 to 40 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean and apples are tender.