Chai Spice Baked Apples
Easy holiday recipe - no rolling pins necessary!
1 cup Milk
6 tablespoons Butter
1 teaspoon Vanilla
2/3 cup Flour
¼ cup Sugar
½ teaspoon Salt
4 large Tart Apples, peeled, cored and segmented
3 tablespoons Sugar
1 ½ teaspoons Chai Spice (recipe follows)
- Whisk together eggs, milk, 4 tablespoons of butter (melted), vanilla.
Add flour, sugar, salt and mix well.
- Heat a heavy skillet and melt the remaining 2 tablespoons butter.
Add the apples and 2.5 tablespoons of the remaining sugar and saute.
OPTIONAL: add ½ teaspoon of Chai Spice mix to apple saute.
- Butter the pie pan. Pour half the batter into the pan.
Arrange sautéed apples in a spiral atop the batter (reserve the apple saute juices).
Pour remaining batter over the apples; pour the apple juices over the top.
Sprinkle ½ tablespoon of sugar and 1 teaspoon of Chai Spice mix over the top.
- Bake for 25 minutes at 400 degrees.
Chai Spice Mix:
1 teaspoon ground Cardamom
1/2 teaspoon ground Allspice
1 1/2 teaspoons ground Vietnamese Cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground Cloves
1 1/2 teaspoons ground Ginger
1/2 teaspoon ground Tellicherry Black Pepper
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground Nutmeg (optional)