Homemade Peach Pie With Sour Cream Pastry Recipe 

 Originally Written: August 13, 2013

By  Hanna Trafford

Last Updated on August 13, 2013 by Hanna Trafford

peach pie 001This is one of the very best desserts you can serve! Especially this time of the year, when fresh peaches are in season. Try this recipe and enjoy!

Homemade Peach Pie With Sour Cream Pastry


  • 5 cups o f sliced fresh peaches
  • 3/4 cups of granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup of flour
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • Sour Cream Pastry:
  • 2-1/2 cups of flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 cup of cold butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup of cold lard
  • 1/4 cup of ice water
  • 3 tablespoons of sour cream


Sour Cream Pastry:

  1. In a bowl, stir flour with salt.
  2. Using pastry blender, cut in butter and lard until in fine crumbs with a few larger pieces.
  3. Whisk water with sour cream, drizzle over dry ingredients, stirring to form dough and adding 1 tablespoon more of water at a time if too dry.
  4. Halve and press into discs.
  5. Wrap and refrigerate until chilled – about 30 min.

Make Peach Filling:

  1. In a bowl, combine peaches, sugar, flour and lemon juice and set aside.
  2. On a lightly floured surface, roll our half of the pastry to 1/8 inch thickness.
  3. Fit into 9 inch pie plate and trim rim.
  4. Spoon in filling.
  5. Roll out the remaining pastry.
  6. Brush rim with water.
  7. Place pastry over filling and trim to leave 3/4 inch overhang.
  8. Fold overhang under rim and flute edges.
  9. Cut steam vents.
  10. Bake in bottom third of 425F oven for 15 minutes.
  11. Reduce heat to 350F and bake until bubbly and golden brown in bottom – 60-75 minutes.
  12. Let cool on rack.

Serve warm with vanilla ice cream for the most enjoyable delicacy!



Hanna Trafford

Hanna is the mother of two grown sons Dan and Dusan Nedelko, and is also the Grandmother to Jax, Cohen and Mila. She is the lead editor of Mama Knows and is hoping to create an exchange of communications with other grandmothers, mothers and daughters - giving everyone the opportunity to learn and share about everything that is "Mama"

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