Ready for Fall? Get in the spirit by filling your house with the smells and flavors of a delicious, homemade apple bake.
- 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
- 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
- 2 tablespoons softened butter or margarine
- 4 tablespoons canola oil
- 2 large Galaor Fujiapples, peeled, cored and cut into bite-sized chunks
- 2 large Granny Smith apples,peeled,cored and cut into bite-sized chunks
- 1-1/2 cupsapplecider, divided
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
- 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
- Pinch salt
- 1/4 cup apple butter, unsweetened
- 1/2 cup lowfat granola
- Preheat oven to 375°F. In medium bowl, mix together dry crust ingredients. Cut in margarine and canola oil until mixture is completely combined. Press crust mixture into bottom of 8x8-or 9x9-inch square baking pan. Bake 15 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside to cool.
- Lower oven temperature to 325°F. Prepare filling: In saucepan over medium heat, cook apples in 1 cup apple ciderfor 5 minutes or until tender. Mix cornstarch with remaining 1/2cup ciderin small bowl. Add to cooking apples, stirring constantly until mixture thickens and cornstarch is completely cooked. Stir in cinnamon, nutmeg, sugar and salt. Set aside.
- Using back of spoon or spatula, spread prepared crust with apple butter. Top with cooked apple mixture. Sprinkle with granola. Bake 20-30 minutes or until hot and bubbly.
|Servings per Recipe: 9|
|Calories from Fat; 81|
|% Daily Value *|
|Total Fat: 9 g||14%|
|Saturated Fat: 2 g||11%|
|Cholesterol: 7 mg||2%|
|Sodium: 50 mg||2%|
|Carbohydrate: 38 g||13%|
|Dietary Fiber: 3 g||11%|
|Protein: 3 g||6%|
Modified from original source: Cooking Light at http://food.cookinglight.com/cooking/recipefinder accessed 9/18/06