mock apple pie recipe zucchini

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By alie

If you’re looking for a delicious and unique dessert to impress your guests, you have to try this Mock Apple Pie Zucchini recipe! Don’t let the name fool you – there’s no apples in this dessert. Instead, it features the humble zucchini, but with a twist that will leave your taste buds dancing.


  • 4 cups peeled, seeded and diced zucchini (about 4-5 small zucchinis)
  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 recipe pastry pie crust (enough for a 9-inch double crust pie)
  • 1 egg, beaten

Preheat your oven to 375°F. Combine the zucchini, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt in a saucepan. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat and let it simmer for around 15 minutes or until the zucchini is tender.

Remove the saucepan from heat and stir in the lemon juice and butter. Roll out half the pie crust and fit it into a 9-inch pie dish. Pour in the zucchini mixture when it’s cooled down. Roll out the other half of the pie crust and lay it on top of the filling. Seal the edges of the crust and brush the beaten egg over the top


  1. Bake in the oven for about 45 minutes or until the crust is golden brown.
  2. Let it cool down and serve!

This Mock Apple Pie Zucchini dish is perfect to bring to potlucks, events or even a weekend family meal. It’s easy to make, and it looks so impressive on the dessert table. You’ll love the sweet and tartness of the zucchini filling, and the flaky and buttery crust that pairs so well with it.

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  • 4 cups peeled, seeded, and diced zucchini (around 4-5 small zucchinis)
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 recipe pie crust (enough for 1 double crust pie)

Inspired by the classic apple pie, this Mock Apple Crumb Pie is made with zucchinis instead! This recipe is so good that you can easily fool anyone into thinking it’s made with actual apples. It’s perfect if you’re looking to use up some zucchinis, or if you just want to try something new!

Start by preheating your oven to 375°F. Roll out the pastry pie crust and place it gently into a 9-inch pie dish.

Mix the softened butter, sugars, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a bowl until they’re well combined. Add the diced zucchini and toss everything together until the zucchini is coated thoroughly.

Pour the mixture into the crust-lined pie dish, making sure it’s spread evenly throughout. Add the crumb topping by mixing together 1 cup of flour with 1/2 cup of granulated sugar, cubed cold butter, and a pinch of salt until it’s coarse and crumbly. Cover the mixture with the crumb topping.


  1. Bake for around 45 minutes or until the top is golden brown and the zucchini is fork-tender.
  2. Let it cool down for a bit, then slice and serve! You can enjoy it as is, or top it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for an extra treat.

This Mock Apple Crumb Pie (Made with Zucchini) is the ultimate comfort food dessert, and it’s perfect for backyard BBQs or family gatherings. You’ll love the crispy and buttery crumb topping, and the soft and juicy zucchini filling that’ll remind you of classic apple pie. Bon appétit!

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We hope you enjoy our take on these classic dishes with a twist. They’re both versatile and easy to make, so don’t be afraid to give them a try!

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