Apple Bake with Mixed Spice

16/11/2017


Ingredients

  • 500 g sweet apples with the skin, cut in wedges
  • 100 ml strong Rooibos tea
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 cup (250 ml) buttermilk
  • 100 ml low-fat milk
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) vanilla essence
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) finely grated lemon rind
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) ground almonds (see tip)
  • 100 ml cake flour
  • ½ tsp (2,5 ml) baking powder
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) sugar
  • ½ tbsp (7,5 ml) ground mixed spice
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) icing sugar mixed with a pinch
  • of ground mixed spice
  • 175 ml plain low-fat yoghurt

Method

Preheat oven to 200 ˚C. Place apples, tea and cinnamon stick in a saucepan. Simmer for 7-10 minutes or until just tender. Spoon apples and tea into a lightly greased oven dish.

Beat buttermilk, milk, vanilla, eggs and lemon rind together. Stir in almonds, flour, baking powder and mixed spice to form a batter and pour over the apples.

Bake for 30-40 minutes or until golden brown and cooked.

Serve with a light dusting of the icing sugar and 2 tbsp (30 ml) of plain low-fat yoghurt per person.


Notes

This recipe works just as well with ripe pears.

NUTRITIONAL INFO PER PORTION:

Energy 863 kj

Protein 7,2 g

Fat 5,8 g

Carbohydrates 26,5 g

Salt 0,3 g