Stacked apple pie

posted 7 May 2015, 06:07 by Tim Elliston   [ updated 13 May 2015, 08:57 ]


By Aimee DuFresne


Serves 4 (2 large for sharing/4 small individual size)


Ingredients:


For the crust.

 1 cup almond slivers

 ½ cup raisins, soaked

 ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

 ½  teaspoon cinnamon

 ¼ teaspoon salt


For the filling.

 2 apples, peeled, cored, and sliced thin

 1 tablespoon lemon juice

 ¼ teaspoon salt

 ¼ cup maple syrup

 1 teaspoon cinnamon

 ½ teaspoon ginger powder

 ½ teaspoon nutmeg

 ¼ teaspoon allspice

 ½ teaspoon vanilla extract


 

Method:

1. Put ingredients for crust in food processor until thoroughly combined. Be careful not to over-process as it will break the oil in the nuts and will become very greasy.    

2. Put thin sliced apple in bowl and gently mix in remaining ingredients. Put in dehydrator at 115 degrees to  lightly cook apples for 30 minutes -1 hour (or put in oven if you prefer at a low heat for less time).

3. Press crust into bottom of ring

4. Put a layer of apples circling on top of the crust.

5. Place another layer of crust on top of the apples

6. Garnish with 3 apple slices.

7. Put back in dehydrator or oven until warmed and serve with your favourite ice cream or serve cold.


Aimee DuFresne

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